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USA wants to exit Somalia

Title
USA wants to exit Somalia
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
5 Oct 1993
Year of production
1993
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Duration
00:03:31
Description
Paul Woodley reports on the US wanting to withdraw its troops from the multinational peacekeeping force in Somalia as fighting worsens in Mogadishu and a US helicopter pilot Mike Duran was taken hostage and paraded on television. Includes speeches by President Bill Clinton to US equivalent of the TUC (not named); US Defence Secretary Les Aspin; Senator Robert Byrd; Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein.
Contributors
Paul Woodley; Bill Clinton; Robert Byrd; Les Aspin; Dianne Feinstein
Keywords
USA; Deaths; Armed forces; UN; Hostages; Foreign policy; Peacekeeping; Somalia; Mogadishu; Mike Duran

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