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Philippines / Coup Attempt, Marcos #312769

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 29, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Jerry Bowen) Ferdinand Marcos' apparent role in attempted coup by his military supporters examined; details given, scenes shown. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - explains ordering Marcos to remain in Hawaii.] [MARCOS - accuses State Department of keeping him prisoner.] Imelda Marcos' purchase of military equipment noted. [Govt. spokesperson Teddy BENIGNO - comments.] Lebanese arms merchant and Marcos friend mentioned chartering jet for former dictator. [President Corazon AQUINO - warns of continued efforts by some to corrupt upcoming elecs.] Aquino's relationship with communist negotiators described.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Marcos' videotaped "Jane Fonda takeoff" for supporters in Philippines shown, discussed. [Voice of MARCOS - dismisses rumors of his poor health.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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