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Haiti / Mob Violence #602098

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 30, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Jim Maceda) The outbreak of violence during a march on the third anniversary of the coup that ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide from power featured; scenes shown from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, of the clash between Aristide supporters and the FRAPE civilian militiamen that resulted in chaos, shooting and injury to journalists while the United States military police were in the area. [US SOLDIER - comments.] [US embassy spokesman Stanley SCHRAGER - talks about the military's role.] The lack of visibility of the Haitian police and the likelihood of further aggression by FRAPE forces discussed.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) President Clinton's administration's spin control on the situation in Haiti and the reaction of Congress featured. [White House press secretary Dee Dee MYERS - comments.] [Senator Robert BYRD, Representative Porter GOSS - criticize the United States role in Haiti.] [ARISTIDE - says he taped a message in Creole asking the people not to act violently.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Maceda, Jim;
Mitchell, Andrea

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