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Philippines / Elec. Campaigns #548607

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 03, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Latest rhetoric of Ferdinand Marcos and Corazon Aquino in their campaigns. quoted.

(Manila, Philippines: Keith Miller) Marcos regime's use of "The Killing Fields" to intimidate voters into supporting Marcos and role of military violence in Philippines' political history examined; scenes shown. [Human rights attorney Frank CRUZ - notes military's liquidation of anti-government suspects.] [Father Martin RYAN - describes army's torture of victims.] Undertaker (named) mentioned, shown. Reagan administration's request of Marcos that he reform military, incl. removal of General Fabian Ver, and Marcos' refusal discussed.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, Keith
Duration:
00:02:40

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