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Marcos Wealth #548871

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 18, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Jack Reynolds) United States reported releasing Philippines government documents brought into Hawaii by ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos to Aquino government representative Jovito Salonga; documents thought proving Marcos stole government funds. [SALONGA - outlines chgs. against Marcos; pities the Marcos.] Focus of House committee 's investigation into possibility the Marcos diverted United States aid funds to themselves and their associates noted. [Representative Jim LEACH - refers to it as international burglary.] Marcos aide General Fabian Ver noted testifying before grand jury on possible theft of United States military goods.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Jim Bittermann) Findings so far of investigation into Marcos' looting of Philippines' economy discussed; scope of the Marcos' personal extravagance cited. Imelda Marcos' art purchases cited as example [MAN - fears some art has been lost forever.] [Social Security Service spokesperson Jose CUISIA - claims large portion of foreign debt went into pockets of the Marcos and their cronies.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) General Fidel Ramos' effort to end insurgency on Negros is. mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Bittermann, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom;
Reynolds, Jack
Duration:
00:05:00

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