Political Overtones Surround Aquino Funeral





Recalling the "people power" outpourings she inspired two decades ago, more than 100,000 people thronged the streets of Manila as the body of former President Corazon C. Aquino was driven slowly through swirling winds and rain for burial on Wednesday.

For five days after Mrs. Aquino, 76, died of cancer early Saturday, crowds of mourners converged on her coffin as it passed through the streets and lay in state at Manila Cathedral.



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