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He captured one of the most historic photos in Philippine history.
It was a single photo, captured in the midst of fear and chaos. A shot that has perhaps defined one of the most pivotal moments of the country’s history—the assassination of Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino. It was the photo that defined the career ...
He had been sentenced to die years before he was gunned down by an assassin.
August 21, 1983 is well known in Philippine history as the day Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino was felled by an assassin’s bullet upon his arrival at the Manila airport that now bears his name. The outspoken critic of then-President Ferdinand Marcos had been ...
Photojournalist Recto Mercene relives the day he took one of the era's most iconic and historic photos.
It’s probably one of the most iconic photos in Philippine history: Ninoy Aquino all in white, lying lifeless on the tarmac, his alleged assassin’s body just a few inches away as soldiers scramble to get Aquino into a military van. Aquino’s assassination was ...
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