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Philippines / Political Unrest #547560

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 24, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Keith Miller) President Corazon Aquino's successful challenge to coup plot of former defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile's supporters outlined; details given, scenes shown. Chief of staff General Fidel Ramos' role in events described; Ramos and Enrile recalled responsible for Ferdinand Marcos' downfall. Apparent deal between Ramos, Enrile and Aquino resulting in her purge of entire cabinet in exchange for new policy toward communist insurgents explained. [New defense minister Rafael ILETO - thinks government hasn't been tough enough against rebels.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, Keith

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