The Assassination of Benigno Aquino

Murder on the runway in the Philippines; solving the mystery of Legionnaires' disease; the crushing of the Prague Spring; the little boy held as a human shield in Iraq; and the Painted Faces overthrow the government in Brazil.

Photo: Benigno Aquino on the plane home (courtesy of K. Kashiwahara)

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55 minutes

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Sat 24 Aug 2013 21:06 GMT

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