ABC Evening News for Friday, May 17, 1996
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Monrovia: John McWethy) United States military actions to protect the remaining staff members at the United States embassy in war-torn Liberia featured; scenes shown while the question of why the United States remains in the capital of Monrovia to try to help end the fighting is addressed. [Task force commander Colonel Wayne FORBUSH, deputy chief of mission John FUHRER, embassy political officer Kathleen LIST, United States ambassador to Liberia William MILAM- comment on the situation.] The concern about the refugees should the United States pull out noted. [Liberian citizen James OUTLAND- says the American presence is the only hope.]
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