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Haiti / United States Occupation #358973

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 19, 1994
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(Port-au-Prince: Dan Rather) The arrival of United States troops in Haiti featured; scenes shown from the streets of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. [Major General David MEADE, SOLDIER- comment with regard to their arrival.] [General Henry SHELTON - characterizes his meeting with Haiti military leader Raoul Cedras.] [Soldier Travis BOTRIGHT - expresses excitement and nervousness.] Uncertainty with regard to Haiti junta leader Lieutenant Colonel Michel Francois' whereabouts reported. [Haiti foreign minister Charles DAVID - doesn't think it possible for exiled Haiti President Jean- Bertrand Aristide to return yet.]

(White House: Rita Braver) The role of United States representatives former President Jimmy Carter, former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell and Senator Sam Nunn in achieving the arrangement resulting in today's peaceful military intervention in Haiti examined. [President CLINTON - expresses his appreciation; recalls conversation with Carter.] [CARTER, POWELL - recall details of the meetings.] [CLINTON - explains his conciliatory approach.] [Senators Robert DOLE, John McCAIN - raise questions about United States intervention.] The issue of the departure of Haiti's military leaders discussed.

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

(Pentagon: David Martin) United States military activities leading up to the intervention in Haiti reviewed; scenes shown. [18th Airborne Corps Colonel Paul TIBERI - recalls preparations for invasion.] [CARTER - speaks of General Philippe Biamby revealing his knowledge of United States military activities and of Haitian leaders' distrust.] [Two SOLDIERS - comment.]

Braver, Rita;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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