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Philippines / Coup Attempt #325425

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 08, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: John Sheahan) Rebels reported threatening to destroy military aircraft on island of Cebu, Philippines; details given, scenes shown from President Corazon Aquino's rally in Manila, Philippines. [AQUINO - condemns coup attempt; refuses to step down at Vice President Salvador Laurel's request.] [LAUREL - says coup is not over.] [Rebel General Jose COMENDADOR - comments on people's grievances.] [Govt. Gens. Renato de VILLA, Rodolfo BIAZON - comment on possible military crackdown.] Aquino's call for expanded emergency powers noted.

Rather, Dan;
Sheahan, John

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