• Short Summary

    MARTIAL LAW IN THE PHILIPPINES HAS CUT CRIME WAY DOWN ESPECIALLY NEAR THE AMERICAN MILITARY BASE AT SUBIC BAY AND CLARK AIRFIELD.

  • Description

    MARTIAL LAW IN THE PHILIPPINES HAS CUT CRIME WAY DOWN ESPECIALLY NEAR THE AMERICAN MILITARY BASE AT SUBIC BAY AND CLARK AIRFIELD. THE CRACKDOWN HAS ENABLED LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO CLEAN UP THE DRUG TRAFFIC AND ROBBERIES THAT AMERICAN MILITARY MEN HAVE OFTEN FALLEN VICTIM TO. ALSO IN THE PHILIPPINES MOST CITIZENS BELIEVED IN CARRYING GUNS IN A SORT OF WILD WEST STYLE. THE CRACKDOWN HAS CONFISCATED MANY ARMS INCLUDING SUBMACHINE GUNS. AS A RESULT OF MARTIAL LAW THE STREET ARE NOW MUCH SAFER FOR AMERICANA MILITARY MEN. AT SUBIC BAY, FOR EXAMPLE, 11,000 AMERICAN MEN ARE OFTEN ON PASS AND THAT NUMBER CAN CLIMB TO 20,000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4YLVLFK43LQ7XUCF9IR03TEEM
    Media URN:
    VLVA4YLVLFK43LQ7XUCF9IR03TEEM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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