Coup d'etat: the Philippines revolt

Australia, 1986

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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.

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