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Haiti / United States Occupation #359042

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 22, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung, Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Vicki Mabrey) The removal of Haitian military weapons from Camp D'Application by United States troops reported; scenes of the event shown. [Brigadier General Dick POTTER - says the United States military has taken Haiti's only heavy weapons capability.] [sergeant James DOUGLAS - comments.] In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, street scenes shown; CBS News exclusive interview with Haitian military leader Raoul Cedras introduced. [CEDRAS - (thru translator) says the Haitian constitution forbids his exile.] [US embassy spokesman Stanley SCHRAGER - comments with regard to Cedras.]

(Studio: Dan Rather, Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(White House: Rita Braver) United States policy decisions leading to the military intervention in Haiti examined. [Deputy National Security Adviser Samuel BERGER - states the objectives of intervention.] US support for exiled Haiti President Jean-Bertrand Aristide noted. [Former Defense Secretary Les ASPIN - says opponents of Aristide would like to harm the US.] Activist Randall Robinson's fast to protest US Haitian policy recalled. [Former National Security Adviser Brent SCOWCROFT - criticizes United States policy for being determined by its domestic appeal.] President Clinton administration's defense of its policy stated.

Reporter(s):
Braver, Rita;
Chung, Connie;
Mabrey, Vicki;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:40

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