People Power in the Philippines
How four days of huge protests brought down Filipino President Ferdinand Marcos in 1986.
In 1986, four days of huge public protests brought down President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines. Kate McGowan, in Manila, talks to the leading Filipino novelist, Jose Dalisay, about the demonstrations. This edition of Witness was first broadcast in 2011.
PHOTO: A rebel soldier points his gun at a portrait of Ferdinand Marcos during the uprising. (ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)