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Philippines / Aquino #548548

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 25, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(NYC: John Hart) Corazon Aquino's growth as political and events leading to her successful overthrow of Ferdinand Marcos reviewed; scenes shown. [AQUINO - notes her lack of experience in political corruption or assassinations.] Her initial reaction to husband's murder recalled. [May 1983, AQUINO - notes agreement with husband that she would remain in background.] Aquino's background reviewed. [Supporter Steve PSINAKIS - considers Aquino brilliant.] [AQUINO - proposes to dismantle Marcos' dictatorial edifice.] [Former provincial governor Juan FIVALDI - thinks national psyche is ready for Aquino.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Importance of Aquino's campaign considered. Media's role in Marcos' defeat cited.

Brokaw, Tom;
Hart, John

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