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Philippines / Marcos Crony #548716

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 01, 1986
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Danao, Philippines: Jim Bittermann) Recent reports on supporter of Ferdinand Marcos, Ramon Durano, dubbed the Godfather, recalled; scenes shown. Extent of his control of Danao during Marcos' reign detailed. [Recently, DURANO - describes Philippine pols.] [Today, DURANO - cites need to recognize President Corazon Aquino's government as legitimate; praises relationship with new officials.] Danao teacher said refusing to teach students principles of freedom of speech due to Durano's hunt for her husband for telling media of his corruption; details given. [Leonardo CAPITAN - doesn't want to die, but remains committed to truth; questions when he can return home.]

Bittermann, Jim;
Chung, Connie

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