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Bosnia / Civil War / United States Policy / Sarajevo #160797

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 07, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reports introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) Congressional debate about President Clinton's administration's Bosnia policy featured; scenes shown from the hearings. [Senators Charles ROBB, Strom THURMOND, John McCAIN, Joseph LIEBERMAN, Dirk KEMPTHORNE - questions the United States policy and the role of the United Nations in Bosnia.] [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - defends the United Nations presence; explains conditions in which United States troops would be used.]

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The call in the House for the repeal of the War Powers Act, which requires the president to withdraw troops from combat unless Congress approves, featured. [Representatives David FUNDERBURK, Toby ROTH - debate the act.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) More United Nations hostages released by the Serbs shown.

(Sarajevo: Tony Birtley) The war in and around Sarajevo featured; scenes shown of night fighting between the Bosnian Serbs and government forces and of civilians running from Serb snipers. [UN spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Gary COWARD - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Birtley, Tony;
Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:05:10

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