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Special Assignment (Haiti) #100863

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 10, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) General Henri Namphy reported sworn in as Haiti's new President; details given, scenes shown. Continuing demonstrations against exiled dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier described.

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Jim Wooten) Haitians' reaction to new government and overthrow of Duvalier family dynasty examined; scenes shown. [PEOPLE - feel nation has been reborn.] Severity of island's economy and soc. problems discussed; attacks on Duvalier's secret police, Tonton Macoute, and his father Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier's tomb described. [MAN - thinks any leader will be better than Duvalier.]

Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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