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Haiti / Clinton's Policy #155914

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 16, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The twist and turns of President Clinton's policy on Haiti reviewed. [During the campaign, after the election, CLINTON - offers views on Haiti.] Last year's meeting of military leader Raoul Cedras and exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on Governors Island, New York, and the chaotic scene in Haiti when a ship carrying United States advisers arrived shown. [Former envoy to Haiti Lawrence PEZZULLO - recounts events in Somalia at that time.] [Referring to the ship and shore incident, Representative Charles RANGEL - says Americans were chased away.] [May 8, CLINTON - announces a change in immigration policy.] [Yesterday, CLINTON - tells the dictators their time is up.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Capitol Hill: John Cochran; Port-au- Prince: Linda Pattillo; State Department: John McWethy) The likely response of Congress, the generals in Haiti and the readying United States military to the administration's decision to send a mission to Haiti discussed; police chief Lieutenant Colonel Michel Francois reported ready to leave only if General Philippe Biamby and Cedras leave, too.

Reporter(s):
Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Pattillo, Linda
Duration:
00:05:20

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