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Philippines / Marcos, Attempted Coup #552931

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 29, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Honolulu, Hawaii: Charles Gomez) State Department's ban on Ferdinand Marcos' departure for Philippines examined; details given, scenes shown. [MARCOS - accuses State Department of keeping him prisoner.] Timing of Marcos' travel plans and coup attempt in Manila noted; role of arms dealer Sarkis Soghanalian's Pan Aviation discussed. Chgs. Soghanalian faces in Miami indictment mentioned. [Philippines consul general Tomas GOMEZ - explains informing State Department of Marcos' plans.] [Mil. store owner Doug BOYER - describes Imelda Marcos' recent purchases.]

(Manila, Philippines: Steve Mallory) End to attempted coup by Marcos' mil. supporters here examined; details given, scenes shown. [President Corazon AQUINO - calls for full prosecution of rebel leaders] Implications for Aquino's relationship with army considered. [Chief of staff Fidel RAMOS - comments.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Gomez, Charles;
Mallory, Steve

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