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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1995 - The Issues. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 16, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/5767/show/5482.

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Transcript Facing the foreign front, while floundering with domestic policy As for the previous five United States Presidents, Bill Clinton seemed to be more active and successful in foreign affairs than in his domestic policy. With a session of Congress ending and Congressional races heating up, Clinton was not able to pull most of his desire legislation through Congress with a presidential approval rating ranging from 40 percent to 33 percent. If one were to look solely at the positive aspects of the Clinton administration, one would see much more activity compared to his actions at home. The year started out with rumors of North Korea possession a nuclear power plant able to construct Top Photo This Page: National health care legislation. President Clinton's grandest legislative goal of the year, tailed to come to a vote in Congress in the final months of 1994. The legislation would have guaranteed medical to all Americans. It staggered under the weight of withereing attacks from Republicans and insurance interests for many months. President Clinton and other Democrats immediatley said they would try to bring health care legislation back to life next year. Top Photo Opposite Page: After years of sparring between the Huitus and the Tutsi minority in the African country of Rwanda, a peace accord was signed in 1993. But more than a million refugees were forced to flee to Zaire and other neighboring countries a year later after the victory of the mainly Tutsi Rwanda Patriotic Front. Disease kil led thousand of refugees in several camps. But the United Nations said massacres left more than 500,000 dead. Bottom Photo Opposite Page: Haiti was is an island of poverty and discontent. President Jeanbertrand Aristide was elected president in late 1990. But less than a year later he was arrested bj the military and expelled from the country. Coup leader Lt. Gen. Raoul Cedras assumed presidential pow ers and declared the army to be in charge. A negotiating team sent by President Bill Clinton, lead by former President Jimmy Carter, struck a deal with Gen. Cedras that included United Sates Hoops to occupy the island and Mr. Aristide was returned to power. nuclear weapons that would have been a direct violation of international law. After a lot of hot air and big treats (North Korea treaten war if the U.S. and the U.N. post economic sanctions against North Korea), President Clinton sent former President Jimmy Carter in an effort to bring the crisis to a peaceful resolution. Long time North Korean Stalinist- dictator, King II Sung, passed away during the talks but with the help of Secretary of State Warren Christorpher, the North Koreans agreed to shut the plant down. However, this did not end United States' troubles North Korea. In early December, a miltary jet plane was flying over North Korea in a routine practice drill when North Korean shot it down kill- ing one pilot, and capturing another. North Korea claiming the jet was spying over it territory threaten the very nuclear aggreement it made earlier. After over eleven days of intense negociations between the United States of North Korea and an internal fight between the North Korea government and the N.K. army, North Korea finally release the pilot after Christmas. The United States issued a "regret about the incident" and offered to set up "future sessions of North Korea" to avoid futher events. In the Carribeans, Cuba and Haiti were once again in the news. An aging Fidel Castro facing new breeded opposition and economic hardships at home, began allowing dissatified citizens to leave the Communist island for a Florida distination. For April to September, close to 17,000 refugees fleed to Florida in ef- (Cont. on page 12) Houstonian 1995 10 The Issues 1 1