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Haiti / United States Occupation / Violence #156114

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 29, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Linda Pattillo) The plight of American troops amidst Haitian-on-Haitian violence featured; scenes shown from Port- au-Prince, Haiti, of the dead and wounded supporters of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide who were hit by grenades and of United States soldiers on patrol after the explosion. [Out of hiding, Port-au-Prince Mayor Evans PAUL - (thru translator) worries about the attaches.] [Haitian MAN - (thru translator) says demonstrations will continue.]

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The strength of the United States presence in Haiti examined; materiele shown. [Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - defends use of a heavy military force.] The difficulties for the US in dealing with Aristide, whom they hope will calm the mood in Haiti when he returns, noted. [ARISTIDE - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Pattillo, Linda

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