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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / Prisoners of War / NATO Bombing #185955

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 30, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Telephone interview held with Jesse Jackson, who is trying to get the Serbs to release the three captured American soldiers. [JACKSON - outlines the physical and emotional conditions of the prisoners; says he hopes for a diplomatic breakthrough triggered by the prisoners' release.]

(Belgrade: Ron Claiborne) The NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing campaign featured; scenes shown from a Belgrade civilian neighborhood hit by a bomb. [Resident Natasha POPOVIC - blames the Yugoslav government.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview with Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic about a United Nations presence from neutral countries quoted.

(Pentagon: Jackie Judd) Signs of the intensification of the bombing campaign examined. [Joint Chiefs vice director Major General Charles WALD - shows video of a bomb exploding underground.] [Joint Staff director of intelligence R/Admiral Thomas WILSON - comments on the campaign.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Macedonia's opposition to any expansion of refugee camps reported; scenes shown from Cegrane, Macedonia.

Claiborne, Ron;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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