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Haiti / United States Invasion #155880

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 14, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Photographs released by President Clinton illustrating the human rights abuse against supporters of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide shown.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) United States military preparations for an invasion of Haiti and how the operation would be carried out featured; scenes shown of the USS Eisenhower, loaded with Army materiele and personnel. [Captain Mark GEMMILL - comments.] [At Guantanamo Bay, General Michael WILLIAMS - talks about screening Haitian volunteers to help in the military operation.]

(Port-au-Prince: Linda Pattillo) The situation in Haiti on the eve of a possible invasion featured; scenes shown of propaganda leaflets dropped in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, by United States planes. [MAN - (thru translator) comments.] [Military government adviser Senator Bernard SANSARICQ - says Aristide will not be able to come back.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta about what an invasion would mean noted.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The reaction in Congress to Clinton's plans for an invasion outlined. [Senator John GLENN, Representative Bill RICHARDSON - offer advice.] [White House press secretary Dee Dee MYERS - says the dictators must go.] [Senators John McCAIN, William COHEN - react.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Clinton's presidential address tomorrow on Haiti announced.

Reporter(s):
Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Pattillo, Linda
Duration:
00:06:50

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