• Short Summary

    In the Philippines, a campaign has been started to raise money to successfully defend two Filipino nurses in the United States, who have been charged with the murder of five of their patients and the poisoning of another ten.

  • Description

    In the Philippines, a campaign has been started to raise money to successfully defend two Filipino nurses in the United States, who have been charged with the murder of five of their patients and the poisoning of another ten. The two women, Filipina Narciso, aged 30, and Leonora Perez, aged 31, were indicated by a grand jury in Detroit last June.

    SYNOPSIS: But in the Philippines, the national Nurses Association has mounted a well-publicised campaign to try and ensure the acquittal of the two women at their trial next January. The murders are alleged to have taken place at the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Hospital in Michigan. On Thursday (12 August) the Campaign Chairman, Dr. Pacifico Marcos, told a meeting in Manila that the case could damage the reputation of Filipino nurses.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2HJ5CC7J5BGLTGLUD37T24ZOF
    Media URN:
    VLVA2HJ5CC7J5BGLTGLUD37T24ZOF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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