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Haiti / United States Occupation #601878

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 19, 1994
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(Port-au-Prince: Tom Brokaw) United States troops shown arriving in Haiti to assure the return of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Jim Maceda) The safe landing of the US military for a peace mission in Haiti featured; scenes shown of US commander General Henry Shelton going to meet with General Raoul Cedras and of troops moving through the country. [US Army Major General David MEADE - comments on the mood.] [Spec. Travis BOTRIGHT - worries about the situation.] [Haitian army Colonel Marshall ROMINEZ - says it is not an intervention.]

(Port-au-Prince: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(On board the USS Eisenhower: Rehema Ellis) The United States military preparations for an invasion of Haiti before the deal was struck featured; scenes shown of the 10th Mountain Division waiting on board the USS Eisenhower and later taking off in helicopters. [Two SOLDIERS, Mount Whitney task force commander SHELTON - talk about the mission.]

(Port-au-Prince: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) The American dealmakers and elements of the deal they made with the Haitian military leaders to return Aristide to power featured. [Former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin POWELL - says killing has been avoided.] [Former President Jimmy CARTER - explains the Haitian leaders' concerns.] [President CLINTON - notes the timetable.] [Senator Sam NUNN, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman John SHALIKASHVILI - comment on what lies ahead.] Clinton's concerns about the political response to an invasion noted.

(Port-au-Prince: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Lisa Myers) The tug of war on Capitol Hill over US policy in Haiti featured. [Representative Richard GEPHARDT, Senators John WARNER, Bob DOLE, John McCAIN, John CHAFEE - react to the deal and the occupation.] [Haitian Refugee Center Victor GUY, TransAfrica executive director Randall ROBINSON - call the deal a sellout to Cedras, who is a killer.] [Representative Kweisi MFUME - calls for support of the president.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Ellis, Rehema;
Maceda, Jim;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Myers, Lisa
Duration:
00:09:20

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