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Philippines / Political Unrest #547544

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 23, 1986
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Keith Miller) President Corazon Aquino, with support of chief of staff general Fidel Ramos, reported dismissing defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile after discovery of coup plans by his supporters; details given, scenes shown. [AQUINO - announces Ramos' action; warns enemies not to exploit unrest.] Aquino noted purging entire cabinet as well; Rafael Ileto mentioned new defense minister Enrile's role in Ferdinand Marcos' ouster and his increase opposition to Aquino reviewed. Ramos' response to coup plans detailed.

(Studio: Chris Wallace) State Department's praise of Aquino outlined.

Miller, Keith;
Wallace, Chris

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