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Philippines / Aquino Government #548566

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 27, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Garrick Utley) President Corazon Aquino reported beginning release of political prisoners held by Ferdinand Marcos. [Renaldo MACLANG - comments on his release.] [PRISONER - questions Aquino's willingness to forgive Marcos, but not them.] President palace's condition after Marcos left shown, discussed. Murder of Benigno Aquino recalled.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) [Courtesy "Today", AQUINO - discusses transition of power, Reagan administration's handling of crisis, roles of United States media and election observers in Marcos' defeat, future of United States military bases here.] Marcos and family's continued exile at Hickman AFB, Hawaii, discussed; scenes shown. Imelda Marcos' recent telephone call to Nancy Reagan described.

Brokaw, Tom;
Utley, Garrick

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