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Marcos / Fraud Charges #318555

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 20, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Federal grand jury reported deciding whether or not to indict Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos for embezzling millions from Philippines and US govts. Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) Reagan administration reported telling Marcos to plead guilty to racketeering charges or face immediate criminal indictment. Marcos' attempts to conceal real estate and fine art recalled. Reagan administration's involvement with Marcos outlined; Secretary of State George Shultz, national security advisor Colin Powell and Attorney General Richard Thornburgh mentioned. [White House chief of staff Ken. DUBERSTEIN - comments on President Reagan's stance on issue.] [REAGAN - comments.] White House and State Department officials quoted re: plea bargain arrangement with Marcos.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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