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Haiti / Aristide Return #596272

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 15, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Reports introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Jim Maceda) The return of exiled President Jean- Bertrand Aristide to Haiti featured; scenes shown of the reception for him led by Secretary of State Warren Christopher and his new military chief Jean-Claude Duperval. [Behind bulletproof glass, ARISTIDE - says the dream of democracy is a reality; opposes violence and vengeance.] [Activist Jesse JACKSON, Representative Joseph KENNEDY - react to Aristide's speech.]

(Port-au-Prince: Mike Boettcher) The economic conditions in Haiti at this time reviewed; scenes shown of poor squatters who want land and of the conditions of poverty. [Haitian chamber of commerce Raymond ROY, United States ambassador to Haiti William SWING - comment.] A jobs plan being created by the United States and Haiti and the prospect that restlessness may turn to unrest outlined.

(New York: Gary Matsumoto) The reaction of Haitian-Americans to Aristide's return featured; scenes shown from "Little Haiti" New York. [Haitian immigrant Florence COMEAU, "Haiti Observateur" Raymond JOSEPH - talk about Haiti and Aristide's leadership.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow's coverage of events in Haiti on "Meet the Press" announced.

Boettcher, Mike;
Maceda, Jim;
Matsumoto, Gary;
Williams, Brian

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