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Philippines / Elec. Aftermath #548484

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 21, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ferdinand Marcos' criticism of Corazon Aquino and those continuing to label his recent election as fraudulent quoted; Aquino's response mentioned.

(Manila, Philippines: Keith Miller) Dilemma posed for Philippine army by growing anti-government protest discussed; scenes shown. [Captain Juan RESURRECCION - reads his letter of resignation to Marcos.] Sanctuary said given by some army officers to government computer operators who exposed fraud in official vote tabulation; operators' walkout and Marcos' call for their arrest reviewed. Army mentioned hiding them on government grounds. [Operator Linda KAPUNAN - cites their fear for lives.] Defense minister said guaranteeing their safety.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Marcos reported sending representatives to United States, Europe and Japan to promote his position to critics.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, Keith
Duration:
00:02:30

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