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Haiti / Military Government #153686

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 11, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reports introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: David Martin) Appointment by Haiti's military government of a provisional president to replace exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in defiance of the United States featured; scenes shown Emile Jonassaint, sworn in as president under the eye of military leader General Raoul Cedras. [Aristide opponent Vladimir JEANTY - says the people will support the government.] [In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, MAN - (thru translator) comments.]

(State Department: John McWethy) The United States reaction and the possibility of military action against the Haitian regime featured. [White House press secretary Dee Dee MYERS, Senator Tom HARKIN, Representative Carrie MEEK - voice opposition.] [MYERS - says President Clinton has not ruled out force as an option.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, David;
McWethy, John

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