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A Closer Look (Kosovo Refugees) #185989

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 05, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The goal of Operation Shining Hope to aid the refugees from Kosovo by moving them to other countries introduced; map shown.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The complex task of airlifting refugees examined; scenes shown of the refugees in Macedonia. [Joint Staff director of logistics Lieutenant General Mike McDUFFIE - comments on the operation.] [UN High Commissioner for Refugees Karen ABUZAYD - says we are moving people away, which helps Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.] United States plans to perhaps sent the refugees to Guantanamo, Cuba, noted. [President CLINTON - says they need to go home.] [US Committee for Refugees Bill FRELICK - says six months is about the limit to keep them encamped.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) An example of the difficulty for one plane load of refugees cited.

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter

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