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Haiti / United States Invasion #358958

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 18, 1994
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[Note: low audio 5:01:40-5:02:00.]

(Studio: Deborah Norville) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Dan Rather) The 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; scenes of the site of the meetings and Haitian murder victim shown. [Haitian PRIEST - implores Haitian military leaders to leave.]

(White House: Rita Braver) President Clinton's activities as he awaited the results of today's meetings in Haiti described, including a briefing by National Security Adviser Anthony Lake. [On "CNN Late Edition", Vice President Al GORE - explains his unwillingness to discuss details of the deal.] [On "Face the Nation", Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - states that Haitian military leaders must leave.] [White House Chief of Staff Leon PANETTA - says Clinton is confident in US military's abilities.] [Former Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - criticizes United States policy.]

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

(Pentagon: David Martin) Uncertainty concerning what kind of operation the United States military would be required to undertake in Haiti explained.

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

(Port-au-Prince: Bob Simon) The living conditions of poor people in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, featured; scenes of daily life shown; poor people's support of exiled Haiti President Jean-Bertrand Aristide stated; similarities between Haiti and Somalia noted. [HAITIAN - says US military must come in hard and tough.]

(Port-au-Prince: Dan Rather) Current situation capsulized.

Braver, Rita;
Martin, David;
Norville, Deborah;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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