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Philippines / Shootout #332008

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Manila: Bill Whitaker) Bloody shootout in Philippines when fugitive ex-provisional governor Rodolfo Aguinaldo, whose arrest had been ordered for his role in coup attempt against Philippine President Corazon Aquino, took over hotel and held hostages featured; scenes shown from Tuguegarao, Philippines, where fighting broke out when government troops moved in. Death of hostage general Oscar Florendo and escape of Aguinaldo described. [Florendo's WIDOW - says "make peace, not war."] Perception that Aquino's government is weak mentioned.

Chung, Connie;
Whitaker, Bill

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