Coup d'etat: the Philippines revolt

Australia, 1986

TV show
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A documentary of the four days in February 1986 when Ferdinand Marcos was deposed as President of the Philippines. Marcos defector, Defence Minister Enrile and coup leader Captain Gringo Honason discuss the planned attack on President Marcos and his first lady Imelda in their Palace, why it failed and how Cardinal Jamie Sin and the middle class people of Manila saved the lives of new President Cory Acquino and her Government.

Credits

director

Geoff Satchell

co-producer

Peter Couchman

Ian Carroll

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Language

English

Duration

01:00:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38142

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Coups d'etat

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Philippines - Politics and government

History → Coups d'etat

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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