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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / NATO Bombing / Belgrade / Captured Americans / Refugees / KLA #185767

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 02, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) alliance attack on Belgrade introduced.

(Belgrade: Morton Dean) Telephone report on the bombing of the Yugoslav capital city presented; details given from reports on the capture and treatment of three American soldiers.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The flight of ethnic Albanians into Albania and Macedonia noted.

(The Macedonian border with Kosovo: Mike Lee) The sea of misery for refugees stranded along the Kosovo-Macedonia border featured; scenes shown of the crowds of people and of another train arriving. [REFUGEE - comments on conditions.] [AmeriCares Christoph GORDER - says aid workers are being kept away.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The slow pace of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air campaign reviewed; scenes shown of Serb tanks on the move; details given of the call from NATO allied commander General Wesley Clark for short range missile batteries, Apache helicopters and artillery to continue the assault. [Pentagon spokesman Ken BACON - cites the impact of bad weather.] NATO's recent success with B-1 bombers and further bombing of military installations noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Kukes, Albanian: Jim Wooten) The full retreat of the Kosovo Liberation Army rebels and the KLA's efforts to recruit soldiers in Albania featured; details given of the plight of this army that has been outgunned by the Serbs.

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
McWethy, John;
Wooten, Jim
Duration:
00:09:10

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