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Haiti / Refugees / United States Policy #154557

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 28, 1994
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Reports introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The need for a reexamination of President Clinton's revised policy on Haitian refugees due to the number seeking asylum in the United States featured; Coast Guard video shown of refugees in boats. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - comments on options.] [Exiled President Jean-Bertrand ARISTIDE - comments.] [Special envoy William GRAY - says there are signs of dissatisfaction in Haiti.]

(Port-au-Prince: Linda Pattillo) The plight of people seeking to escape from Haiti examined; scenes shown from Luly, Haiti, of boats under construction for more trips. [Coalition for Haitian Refugees Anne FULLER - says it's safer at sea.] [Disguised HAITIAN - (thru translator) says it is not right to make us wait so long.]

McWethy, John;
Pattillo, Linda;
Sawyer, Forrest

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