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Haiti / United States Occupation / Violence / Paul Interview #359160

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 29, 1994
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(Studio: Dan Rather, Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Bob Simon) Explosion of a grenade in the middle of a march in Haiti of the supporters of exiled President Jean- Bertrand Aristide featured; scenes shown of the dead and wounded in the streets of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, of the United States military presence and of the return from hiding of the's city Mayor Evans Paul. Report that police chief Michel Francois is planning to leave Haiti noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview held with Mayor Paul about the situation in Haiti. [PAUL - (thru translator) says Aristide should be able to return, that military leader Raoul Cedras should go as soon as possible and that the will of the people can never be killed.] Report from the Pentagon that there will be a United States military presence to head off violence at tomorrow's demonstration mentioned.

Chung, Connie;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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