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A Closer Look (Kosovo: Captured Soldiers) #185591

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The implications of the Serb capture of three American soldiers examined; photos shown of S/Sgts. Andrew Ramirez, Christopher Stone and Spc. Steven Gonzales. [Ramirez neighbor Annie CASTILLO, mother Rosie GONZALEZ, father Jim STONE - comment on their loved ones.]

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The lessons of the history of captured Americans examined; details given of the Iran crisis 20 years ago while Jimmy Carter was president. [Former presidential advisor David GERGEN - assesses policy implications.] [Former White House communications advisor Gerald RAFSHOON - comments on Carter's views.] [November 1986, President Ronald REAGAN - denies swapping arms for hostages.] The question of what President Clinton can do about the captured soldiers outlined. [Senator John McCAIN - says policy should not be influenced by this sad incident.]

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter

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