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Magazine contents page January 5, 1987 Vol. 129 No. 1

18 Woman of the Year: President Corazon Aquino

The new Philippine leader came to power on a wing and a prayer, toppling one of the world's most durable dictators as well as a whole volume of political assumptions. Her platform in a snap election was little more than faith, hope and charity. But after widespread voting fraud, the army revolted, and the masses went into the streets to back her in a demonstration of People Power. Once she was in office, the neophyte yet again confounded expectations with unanticipated toughness and political skill. In the process of both the revolution and...

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