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Haiti / United States Occupation #155992

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 21, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Linda Pattillo) The role of the American military force in Haiti featured; scenes shown of their presence. [US forces commander General Hugh SHELTON - comments on his meeting with General Raoul Cedras.] The concerns among the people of Haiti and the laying of blame for yesterday's violence reviewed. [Haitian army Colonel Pierre ANTOINE, exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide SUPPORTER - (thru translator) comment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) Aristide's views of the deal the United States made with the military leaders of Haiti featured; scenes shown of police beating Haitians in the street. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - comments.] [Today, ARISTIDE - thanks the US; promises his people he will return.] [President CLINTON - talks about the United States role in Haiti.] The changing position that United States military police will now be allowed to intervene noted.

(Port-au-Prince: Jim Wooten) The military's view of the seemingly confusing operation in Haiti presented; scenes shown from Port-au- Prince. [Task force commander David MEADE, Army Spl. Brian ACOSTA, SHELTON, United States embassy spokesman Stanley SCHRAGER - comment on the operation in Haiti.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The Senate passage of a resolution calling for the orderly withdrawal of troops from Haiti reported.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) Congressional criticism of Clinton's policy in Haiti examined. [Senators Bob DOLE, John McCAIN, Max BAUCUS, George MITCHELL - react.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from former President Jimmy Carter that Cedras must be given an ultimatum to control his troops reported.

Reporter(s):
Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Pattillo, Linda;
Wooten, Jim
Duration:
00:09:40

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