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Philippines Elections #558736

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 14, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Manila, Philippines: Keith Miller) Local elecs. in Philippines featured; details given, scenes shown. No. of cands. killed noted. [Senator Howell HEFLIN - deplores assassinations.] Army protection of cands. noted necessary in some areas. Rebels mentioned charging cands. for protection. Psychology behind Philippines elecs. discussed. Danao, Philippines, mayoral elec. featured. [Ramon DERANO - comments on election and son being rival.] Some elecs. reported being postponed due to escalating violence. [Ohritto SALONGA - warns violence must stop.] President Corazon Aquino mentioned criticized for supporting powerful families in elecs. Philippine legacy of corrupt elecs. discussed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, Keith

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