NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 25, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Chris Wallace) Role of United States in Ferdinand Marcos' fall and its importance examined. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - praises peaceful transition of power; notes United States recognition of President Corazon Aquino.] President Reagan's response described, shown in White House photo. [SHULTZ - explains offering Marcos asylum.] [Representative Stephen SOLARZ - wants Marcos' United States holdings attached.] Senator Paul Laxalt's apparent role in Marcos' ultimate decision considered. [MARCOS - describes telephone conversation with Marcos.] [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace spokesperson Richard KESSLER - explains difficulties facing Aquino.]