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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Manila, Philippines: David Jackson) Corazon Aquino's supporters, guarding rebelling anti-Marcos troops barricaded in government building, said proclaiming her new president [Rebel leader General Fidel RAMOS - encourages army to defect to rebels.] Growing anti-Marcos demonstrations, include helicopter strafing of army planes at airport and rebels' seizure of Marcos-controlled TV station examined. [MARCOS - dismisses significance of uprising.] [LOYALIST - cites his willingness to die for president] Public's reaction to Marcos' order for curfew cited. Both Marcos and Aquino said assuming office today.
(Manila, Philippines: John Sheahan) Rebels' seizure of government television station and symbolic implications for Marcos examined; scenes shown. [ANNOUNCER - cites resumption of bdcsts. for the people.] [Anchorman David NYE - supports uprising.] Marcos mentioned calling for army to retake station [PROTESTERS - cite their willingness to die for democracy.] Demonstrators' noted successful in stopping pro-Marcos tanks approaching television station
(Studio: Dan Rather) Uprising recalled beginning this weekend with defections to Aquino forces of former defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile and General Fidel Ramos. [ENRILE - discusses organization of provisional government; denies forming junta; wants civilian government under Aquino as president, Salvador Laurel as Vice President; hopes Marcos realizes his diminishing options; denies intentions to harm Marcos or family.] Philippine dipls. in United States and overseas noted defecting to rebels; demonstration in San Francisco opposing possible United States asylum for Marcos discussed. Scenes shown. Upcoming item announced.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Lesley Stahl) President Reagan's public call for Ferdinand Marcos to resign examined. [Press spokesperson Larry SPEAKES - explains administration's call for new government] [Labor minister Blas OPLE - thinks Marcos feels Reagan has betrayed him; thinks Marcos will consider alternatives if family or self not further threatened.] [Senator Richard LUGAR - cites sensitivity of negotiations.] United States envoy Philip Habib mentioned returning to Philippines; United States government's offer to Marcos outlined.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Eastern Airlines, blaming machinists union, said selling out to Texas Air; details given, scenes shown. Airline said denying that chairperson Frank Borman is resigning.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Expected focus of tomorrow's public hearings of president commission investigating space shuttle Challenger's destruction outlined, discussed.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Supreme Court decision on Texas law linking high school athletes' academic standing with their right to play sports reported
(Studio: Dan Rather) Nation's general farm crisis summarized; findings of CBS News-"New York Times" poll on issue outlined on screen, discussed. [Farmer Del and Bev CHRISTENSEN - describe emotional toll of farm's failure.] [Agriculture professor Paul LASLEY - cites Iowa's potential farm losses.] Factors underlying farm crisis reviewed. [FARMER - comments.] Foreclosure rate compared to that of Great Depression. [WOMAN - notes relationship between farmers and local business] [STUDENT - cites father's advice not to enter farming.] [Agriculture economy John SCHNITTKER - explains nation's apathy.] Loan and delinquency rate among south farmers mentioned. [Tudie CARROLL - notes inability to find job.] [Bev CHRISTENSEN - comments.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS News-"New York Times" poll of public's perception of impact of farm crisis outlined on screen, discussed.
(Strasburg, Colorado: Jane Bryant Quinn) Econs. of farming and implications of current crisis examined. [Farmer Henry VOSS, banker Elizabeth HUND - cite bus. ramifications of farming.] Role of business acumen in successful farming discussed. [HUND - outlines business skills necessary for farming success.] [Farmer Ben PALEN -explains his business approach to farm.] No. farmers losing their operations last year and predicted number for this year mentioned.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Implications of poll results considered.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Findings of CBS News-"New York Times" poll on public's perception of farmers outlined on screen, discussed.
(No location given: Bob Simon) Cultural importance of American family farm and implications of current crisis examined; scenes shown. [Poet Paul ENGLE - cites significance of farm life for United States culture.] Thomas Jefferson quoted; Grant Wood's "American Gothic" mentioned, shown.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Series' agenda outlined.