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Haiti / United States Military's Role #156010

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 22, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Linda Pattillo) The United States military's taking control in Haiti featured; scenes shown of United States special forces dismantling the Haitians' arsenal. [US special forces commander General Richard POTTER; three HAITIANS - (thru translator) - comment.] A statement from the military-backed Haitian government that it intends to supervise legislative elections and the continuing problem of armed gunmen in the streets noted. [Port-au-Prince Mayor Evans PAUL - (thru translator) calls for their arrest.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The view of the State Department that General Raoul Cedras will leave because the returning exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide would challenge the legality of any general amnesty reported.

(Port-au-Prince: Jim Wooten) Aristide's people featured; scenes shown from the slums of his supporters, who expect a better life for themselves upon his return. [HAITIAN - comments.] [Disguised MAN - worries about the attaches.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Pattillo, Linda;
Wooten, Jim
Duration:
00:06:00

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