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Haiti / United States Invasion #601844

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 17, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Rick Davis) Meeting of the United States delegation to Haiti, composed of former President Jimmy Carter, former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell and Senator Sam Nunn, with Haiti's military leaders to present them with options featured; scenes shown of an anti-US demonstration in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, of people leaving town and from the city streets. [CARTER - hopes for a peaceful resolution.] United States military preparations for a possible attack reviewed; map shown.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Tom Pettit) The history of United States intervention in Grenada, Panama and Haiti reviewed; the background to President Clinton's decision to send Carter to meet with General Raoul Cedras reviewed. [Foreign policy analyst Pamela FALK - talks about the status of Grenada today.] [Panamanian special envoy Ricardo Alberto ARIAS - talks about the United States in Panama.] [Special adviser on Haiti William GRAY - says there has been a history of dictatorships in Haiti.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The backgrounds of Haiti's military leaders Lieutenant General Cedras, army chief of staff Brigadier General Philippe Biamby and chief of police Lieutenant Colonel Michel Francois outlined.

(Fort Bragg, North Carolina: Bob Dotson) The home front visited as United States military personnel prepare to leave for Haiti; scenes shown from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to illustrate the activities in and around the Army base to get the soldiers ready. [Two SHOPKEEPERS - talk about the activity.] [Army wife Leanne BREWER - talks about her husband.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow's coverage of the Haiti crisis on "Meet the Press" noted.

Davis, Rick;
Dotson, Bob;
Pettit, Tom;
Williams, Brian

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