NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 29, 1972
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(Studio) Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos begins purge of his country's civil service. Fires 461 people, orders others to resign by October 15. Philippines under martial law.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Manila, Philippines) Marcos government creates new society; works to muffle political opposition. [MARCOS - gives military leaders a pep talk.] Marcos government arrests 122 people considered to be subversives, although they are not Communists but critics of government 3 Senators, publisher Manila "Times" to be dealt with separately. Govt. crackdown unchallenged so far.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta
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