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Haiti / United States Invasion #358944

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 17, 1994
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(New York: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Dan Rather) Meeting of the United States delegation to Haiti, composed of former President Jimmy Carter, former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell and Senator Sam Nunn, with Haiti's military leaders to present them with options featured. [CARTER - stresses importance and urgency of the meetings.] Scenes shown of an anti-US demonstration in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. [Two Haitian DEMONSTRATORS - express opinions.] The atmosphere surrounding today's meetings described.

(White House: Rita Braver) President Clinton's activities today with regard to the Haiti situation detailed; scenes shown of Clinton and his advisers. [Vice President Al GORE - says troops have done an excellent job.] [In radio address, CLINTON - states options available to Haitian military leaders.] [Special envoy on Haiti William GRAY - says Haitian military leader Raoul Cedras is being offered only an opportunity to depart.] [Representative Bill RICHARDSON, Senator Robert DOLE - express opinions on the mission.]

(Port-au-Prince: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Bob Simon) The departure of Haitians from Port- au-Prince in anticipation of United States military intervention reported; government-orchestrated anti-US demonstration described; scenes shown. [Three HAITIANS - express defiance of exiled Haiti president Jean- Bertrand Aristide's return and hope with regard to today's meetings.]

(Port-au-Prince: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Schieffer) Interview held with CBS News consultant Les Aspin. [Former Secretary of Defense ASPIN - analyzes today's meetings in Haiti.]

Reporter(s):
Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:11:10

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