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Bosnia / Serbian Atrocities / American Response #346245

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 06, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The stories coming out of so-called Serbian detention camps in Bosnia featured; ghastly pictures shown. [WOMAN - (thru translator) describes the massacres.] [Pentagon spokesman Pete WILLIAMS - says there is no evidence of systematic killings.] Policy aims of President Bush's administration noted. [BUSH - says the international community cannot allow the people to starve.] Call from former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher for military intervention, if necessary, noted. [British foreign secretary Douglas HURD - responds.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(New Jersey: Giselle Fernandez) Response of Americans to the situation in Bosnia featured; scenes shown of the busload of orphaned children that was attacked by snipers. [AmeriCares Bob MACAULEY, WOMAN, Croatian American Maria MILKOVICH, Catholic Relief Services John SWENSON - comment on volunteer offerings.] [Bosnian ambassador to United Nations Muhamed SACIRBEY - says the aim of ethnic cleansing is to wipe out an entire people.] [Anti-Defamation League Kenneth JACOBSON - likens the situation to the 1940s.]

Chung, Connie;
Fernandez, Giselle;
Martin, David

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