CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 13, 1994
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(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Dan Rather) Preparations for a massive US invasion of Haiti to drive out the military rulers reported; scenes shown of the unarmed, unemployed and underfed citizens awaiting war.
(Pentagon: David Martin) President Clinton's pressing forward with the invasion plan and the military preparations featured. [Assistant Secretary of State John SHATTUCK, Senators John BREAUX, Robert DOLE - offer differing opinions on the situation.]
(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Dan Rather) The Haitian claim that US military forces have already been active in Haiti noted.
(Port-au-Prince: Bob Simon) What the United States will be up against in terms of military sophistication examined; scenes shown of the Haitian soldiers practicing in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The United States soldiers' task of bringing safety to the country mentioned. [US embassy spokesman Stanley SCHRAGER - comments.]
(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Dan Rather) The city's mayor quoted as saying the intervention has already taken place.