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Haiti / United States Refugee Policy #154167

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 08, 1994
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(White House: Ann Compton) Official decision by President Clinton to reverse the administration's policy on Haitian refugees featured; details given of the plan to interview political refugees. [CLINTON - says the current policy is not sustainable.] [Activist TransAfrica executive director Randall ROBINSON - comments.] [On "This Week with David Brinkley", Vice President Dan QUAYLE - calls it foreign policy by hunger strike.] [Representative Maxine WATERS - says intervention may be needed so exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide can resume his presidency.] The probability of tighter United Nations sanctions against the military leaders noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Miami: Mark Potter) The reaction of Haitian immigrants in Miami to the changes in the president's Haiti policy featured. [Haitian Carline PAUL, Cheryl LITTLE, Father Tom WENSKI - express skepticism about the policy.]

Reporter(s):
Compton, Ann;
Potter, Mark;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:04:20

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