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Haiti / United States Refugee Policy / Robinson Hunger Strike #154146

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 07, 1994
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(Studio: John Martin) Reports introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Announcement by President Clinton's administration of a revised plan to deal with Haitian refugees to buy time for the United Nations demand that Haiti's military leaders step down or face stricter economic sanctions examined. [On "Both Sides with Jesse Jackson", exiled President Jean-Bertrand ARISTIDE ""- comments.] [Former State Department official Lawrence PEZZULLO - says Aristide must become an active player.]

(Studio: John Martin) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jerry King) The story of American activist Randall Robinson, in the fourth week of his hunger strike in protest against the United States Haitian refugee policy, featured; scenes shown of him and his family. [TransAfrica executive director ROBINSON - hopes Clinton changes course to grant interviews to determine which refugees are political refugees.] [Wife Hazel Ross ROBINSON - comments.] [Representative Maxine WATERS - backs Robinson.]

King, Jerry;
Martin, John;
Zelnick, Bob

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