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.
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