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An overwhelming majority of Americans (84 percent) believe they have a responsibility to help Haiti. That's what a CBS poll tells us. But how much of this benevolence is media-driven, and how much represents a core belief of American attitudes toward foreign aid?
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When representatives from 136 countries attended the high-level International Donors' Conference in New York on March 31, it looked like good news for Haiti.