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Haiti / Civil Unrest #548447

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 02, 1986
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) No. killed by government troops in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as civil unrest grows reported

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Dennis Murphy) Govt.'s effort to blame Catholic church &Protestant missionary groups for growth of anti-government sentiment examined; scenes shown. Expulsion of Belgium priests for criticizing dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier mentioned; his closing of radio stations operated by religious groups noted. [Pastor Lorna Lee CURTIS - cites Haitians' right to decent life, freedom of speech.] Econ. factors underlying unrest discussed.

(Studio: Chris Wallace) NBC producer Nicole Shultz and crew members Mark Stoddard and Louis Malina reported temporarily detained by Tontons Macoute; US amb. to Haiti said filing protest.

Murphy, Dennis;
Wallace, Chris

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