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US invasion of Haiti planned

Title
US invasion of Haiti planned
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
13 Sep 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:03:28
Description
North American correspondent Paul Woodley reports on a likely US invasion of Haiti. Aircraft carrier America is setting off this evening and another will leave tomorrow, carrying troops and helicopters. President Bill Clinton has given up on diplomatic means to get Haiti’s military rulers to step aside for the return of deposed president Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Includes statements by national security advisor, Anthony Lake; Colonel Keith Nightingale; speeches in Congress by Senators Curt Weldon and Daniel Coates.
Contributors
Paul Woodley; Anthony Lake; Keith Nightingale; Curt Weldon; Daniel Coates
Keywords
USA; Military aircraft; Political systems; Military affairs; Heads of state; Presidents; Warships; Dictatorship; Bill Clinton; Haiti; Jean-Bertrand Aristide; Raul Cedras

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