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Haiti / United States Occupation #155942

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 19, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Linda Pattillo) The reaction in Haiti to the 11th-hour deal to avoid a United States invasion featured; scenes shown from the streets of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. [Pro-military attorney Mireille Durocher BERTIN - says the United States troops are here by force.] The whereabouts of Haitian leaders Generals Raoul Cedras, Philippe Biamby and police chief Michel Francois updated. [In Cite Soleil, Haiti, two PEOPLE - (thru translator) wonder what will happen.] (Port-au-Prince: Jim Laurie) The Haitian view of American occupation and of the military leaders supposedly now out of power examined; scenes shown from the streets of Port-au-Prince and from the abandoned offices of the FRAPH death squad. [HAITIAN - says we are not afraid.] [WOMAN - (thru translator) describes being beaten for supporting exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.] [HAITIAN - (thru translator) wonders if the leaders will leave.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The response of Aristide to the agreement noted.

(Port-au-Prince: Jim Wooten) The landing of the American military occupation force featured; scenes shown of the gunship helicopters and the soldiers on the ground. [US forces commander General Henry SHELTON - says the goal is to restore democracy.]

Jennings, Peter;
Pattillo, Linda;
Wooten, Jim

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