Reporter Jim Laurie posted this on YouTube on June 30, 2010. The scenes are famous, but this version by the reporter himself is the clearest available since originally aired:
This reporter was the last person to interview Aquino before he was gunned down by a bullet to the back of the head as he exited the airplane from Taipei at Manila airport. Aquino told me he was wearing a bullet proof vest and that he would not be ‘paralyzed by inaction.’ ‘If my time has come - so be it.’ Aquino told me. The video here, out of synch and of poor quality is an edit of my tapes of that day: the last few minutes in the life of Aquino. The Aquino story formed part of my reporting life in the 1980’s. I later covered the ‘Yellow Power Revolution’ of the current President’s mother Cory, a revolution which led to her ascendency to the Presidency less than three years after ‘Ninoy’s’ death.