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History through headlines: People Power Revolution

Below are front pages, news articles and comic strips of BusinessDay (the predecessor of BusinessWorld) published days leading to the People Power Revolution on February 25, 1986. 

February 7, 1986: “Vote with your conscience”

Front page Feb7 86

Nation Feb9 86

BusinessDay Feb. 7, 1986 comic strip

February 8, 1986: Who’s leading?

Front page feb8 86

Sample ballot

February 9, 1986: People vs the police

Main photo Feb9 86

Comic strip Feb9 86

February 10, 1986: The walkout

Front page feb10 86

Comic strip feb10 86

February 14, 1986: Confrontation seen imminent

cover feb.14

February 15, 1986: Evidence

Article evidence

February 21, 1986: Poorest in the region

Economy article

 

February 23, 1986

Radio Veritas
A technician shows the damage left by heavily armed men who stormed Radio Veritas’ relay station in Bulacan in the early morning of February 23, 1986.

February 24, 1986: How people reacted to the Enrile-Ramos rebellion

Nation article Feb24

Corp news Feb24

Bankers were worried.

news bankers

EDSA Feb. 24, 1986

comic strip Feb. 24, 1986

 

February 25, 1986: Dawn of a new government

BusinessDay EDSA 86

At 3:45 p.m. on February 25, 1986, a truck and a Jeep carrying loyalist soldiers wearing arm bands fired indiscriminately at crowds of people gathered along Tomas Morato Ave. in Quezon City. The shots hit two women and a man (shown in photo).

shots fired

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We’ll be posting more images of the People Power Revolution from our archives  in the next few days.

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