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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 29, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Meeting of President Clinton with his advisers to consider the use of military force in the Bosnian civil war noted.

(Vitez: Bob Simon) The war in the town of Vitez, Bosnia, featured; scenes shown of a UN-sponsored meeting of the warring Moslem and Croatian commanders. [UN British forces commander Colonel Bob STEWART - describes the fighting among neighboring villagers.]

(Pentagon: David Martin) Edging of Clinton's administration closer to air strikes against Serbia examined. [CLINTON - says he wants to talk to Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell.] [POWELL, Air Force Chief of Staff General Merrill McPEAK - cite the limits of air strikes.] British government noted warning against actions leading to retaliation against United Nations peacekeepers. [British foreign secretary Douglas HURD, Clinton communications director George STEPHANOPOULOS - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Casualties in the Bosnian civil war reviewed.

(Studio: Giselle Fernandez) The children of Bosnia featured; scenes shown of children in refugees camps. [Two GIRLS - (thru translator) describe atrocities.] [Brockton Veterans Hospital Dr. John WOODALL - explains what the children tell him.]

Reporter(s):
Fernandez, Giselle;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:07:30

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