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Haiti / Refugees / United States Policy / Hunger #155183

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 06, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) The pressure on President Clinton's one-day old revised policy on Haitian refugees featured; scenes shown of refugees at the camp at Guantanamo Bay and at sea. [State Department spokeswoman Christine SHELLEY, Haitian Refugee Center attorney Ira KURZBAN, TransAfrica executive director Randall ROBINSON - offer views on the refugee problem.] The administration's position on alternatives to invasion noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Linda Pattillo) The problems for relief agencies trying to feed the Haitian people examined; scenes shown of the children waiting for food in the Port-au-Prince, Haiti, slums. [Pastor Jacques FORCOM - says there is not enough food.] The impact of sanctions on food prices noted.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Pattillo, Linda

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