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Philippines / Elec. #548635

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 05, 1986
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(Studio: Roger Mudd)

(Manila, Philippines: Keith Miller) Contd. violence in election campaigns. here when government troops attacked motorcade of Corazon Aquino's sister examined; scenes shown. Troops noted also attacking NBC News team. [Lupita KASHIWAHARA - describes attack.] Relative small turnout for Ferdinand Marcos' last rally compared to number attending Aquino rally. [MARCOS - warns opponents of violence.]

(Studio: Roger Mudd) No. foreign observers monitoring Philippines election noted; Marcos-controlled newspaper said accusing United States team of interfering.

(Manila, Philippines: Steve Mallory) United States delegation's arrival here shown. [Senator Richard LUGAR - notes election's importance.] Marcos' supporter Ramon Durano's control of Danao described. [DURANO - warns election observers.] [Free Elecs. Mvt. spokesperson Joe CONCEPCION - fears organization intimidation of voters.] Exs. of vote fraud already evident given. [Aquino aide Jaime ONGPIN - describes past methods of election fraud.]

Mallory, Steve;
Miller, Keith;
Mudd, Roger

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