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Haiti / United States Occupation / Aristide's Return #353617

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 11, 1994
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(Miami: Dan Rather) United States troops occupation of the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, today in preparation for the return of exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide reported.

(Port-au-Prince: Bob Simon) The origin of the name of Aristide's political party, La Valas, explained; Haitian soldiers' brutality against villagers in rural areas prior to the arrival of United States troops reported; the role of the land- owning Bennett family in violence against villagers who organized co-ops noted; scenes shown of Jean- Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier's 1980 marriage to Bennetts' daughter. Scenes shown of regional La Valas leader viewing his burned out home and of United States troops arriving and villagers celebrating.

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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