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Haiti / Refugees / Clinton Policy #143903

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 14, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Little Rock: Brit Hume) Statement from President-elect Bill Clinton about a policy for Haitian refugees examined. [CLINTON - says the policy will be changed.] Clinton's campaign attack on President Bush for returning the refugees to Haiti recalled. [June 12, CLINTON - comments.] [CLINTON - cites the danger of having refugees sailing in homemade boats.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Mark Potter) The political situation in Haiti under the rule of the military that toppled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide from power featured; scenes shown of boats being built along the coast in Haiti. [Haitian Rudolph CHARLES - (thru translator) comments.] Quote from the exiled Aristide urging Haitians to stay home shown on screen. [MAN - comments.] The future for democracy in Haiti mentioned.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark

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