February 25 - Nonviolent People Power revolution in the Philippines

The structure was cast to serve as a tribute to the brave Filipinos who marched along the now-historic avenue of EDSA during the 1986 People Power Revolution to overthrow former president Ferdinand Marcos.

PHILIPPINES:  After the EDSA People Power Revolution in 1986, Ferdinand Marcos and his family fled to Hawaii in a United States Air Force C-130.

What Marcoses brought to Hawaii after fleeing PHL in '86: $717-M in cash, $124-M in deposit slips

After the EDSA People Power Revolution in Ferdinand Marcos and his family fled to Hawaii in a United States Air Force Current top breaking Philippine headlines regarding the nation, world, metro manila, regions and exclusive special investigative reports.

People Power Revolution 1986 | 1986 Revolution: Timeline

People Power Revolution 1986 | 1986 Revolution: Timeline

"here lies love" The piece tells the story of Imelda Marcos (played by Ruthie Ann Miles) and her rise to power with her husband. Known as the Filipino “Jackie and John,” they turned a democracy into a dictatorship and embezzled billions. Meanwhile, the People Power Revolution was brewing; the resistance movement would eventually (peacefully) overthrow them.

Jose Llana connects with his Filipino heritage in David Byrne's first musical

The Filipino actor talks about playing Ferdinand Marcos in this disco-scored new musical at the Public Theater.

from People Power Revolution, Philippines, 1986

The ultimate ruler of our democracy is us, the VOTERS of this country.

During the height of the revolution, an estimated one to three million people filled EDSA from Ortigas Avenue all the way to Cubao.

Did the “EDSA Revolution” Restore Freedoms Restricted During Martial Law?

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The Rosary Revolution in the Philippines. Sister Nancy told us stories of witnessing this as a girl. The people praying and wrapping their rosaries around the soldiers' rifles as the government peacefully fell.

Stamp: Jaime Cardinal Sin (Philippines) (EDSA People Power Revolution - 25th…

Stamp: Jaime Cardinal Sin (Philippines) (EDSA People Power Revolution - 25th…

NYT "Some Filipions Still Yearn for Marcos" 2/24/16 Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of the former dictator, is leading his family’s political resurgence as the outrage that led to the 1986 “People Power” revolution fades.

30 Years After Revolution, Some Filipinos Yearn for ‘Golden Age’ of Marcos

NYT "Some Filipions Still Yearn for Marcos" 2/24/16 Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of the former dictator, is leading his family’s political resurgence as the outrage that led to the 1986 “People Power” revolution fades.

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Relive the events that led to the restoration of democracy in the Philippines 31 years ago.

Magkaisa! | The Philippines' 1986 People Power Revolution

In February the People of the Philippines showed the world how to restore democracy peacefully and through democratic ways. After twenty years of endur.

The Manila Bulletin headline of Aquino's assassination on August 21, 1983

The Manila Bulletin headline of Aquino's assassination on August Phillippines

On this Day in #History: Throughout history, the removal of a crushing dictatorship has relied upon ruthless rebels and extensive bloodshed. Not so in the Philippines, where the People Power Revolution forced President Ferdinand Marcos to run for his life on February 25, 1986 by simply protesting in the streets.

February 25 1986 - The People Power Revolution Forces President Ferdinand Marcos to Flee the Philippines

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