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Topic 2 (Haiti) #601952

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 22, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Jim Maceda) The political and military situation in Haiti as the United States military moves in and as the people react to the decision by General Raoul Cedras to stay in Haiti featured; scenes shown of Haitian weaponry being surrendered to United States forces and of civilians carrying weapons in the streets. [Two United States SOLDIERS; Haitian SOLDIER (thru translator, United States Army General Richard POTTER - talk weapons.] [Haitian WOMAN - (thru translator) says exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide should come back.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) President Clinton's administration's position on events in Haiti, including the views of Cedras and his strong-willed wife Yannick Cedras, outlined. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - says the military leaders will not be forced out.] Aristide's stance noted. [Counsel to Aristide Burton WIDES - comments.] [State Department spokesman Mike McCURRY - responds to query about an amnesty plan.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with former President Jimmy Carter about whether Cedras will or should leave Haiti. [CARTER - suggests the decision is up to Cedras, whom he expects to honor the agreement with the US; affirms that his delegation never said the generals should leave the country; believes Aristide can restore democracy with the leaders still around.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) More of the Carter interview on "Dateline NBC" noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Maceda, Jim;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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