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Bosnia / Peace Plan / Clinton Policy / The War / Serbs #350824

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 06, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The question of the United States military policy in the Bosnian civil war in light of the rejection of the peace plan by the Bosnian Serb parliament reported.

(On the Bosnian-Serb front line: Bob Simon) The front lines of the fighting in northern Bosnia featured; scenes shown from the World War I-style trenches and of a destroyed Moslem church. [Two Moslem SOLDIERS - (one through translator) hope for air strikes.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Susan Spencer) Response of President Clinton to the action of the Bosnian Serbs featured. [CLINTON - calls for unity by the international community; says the Serbs have violated borders and threaten the stability of Europe.] Findings of a CBS News poll on the public view of the United States responsibility in Bosnia outlined. [Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - denounces the Serb-planned referendum.] [Representatives Dave McCURDY, Dan BURTON - comment.] Bosnia said to be Clinton's first foreign policy test.

(Studio: Dan Rather) United Nations vote declaring Moslem towns in Bosnia as safe havens noted.

(Zvornik, Bosnia: Tom Fenton) The response of the leaders of the Serbian republic to the refusal of the Bosnian Serbs, led by General Ratko Mladic, to approve the peace plan examined. [Bosnian Serb leader Radovan KARADZIC - comments.] Rumors of a massacre of Moslems in Zepa, Bosnia, reported. [UN High Commission for Refugees Larry HOLLINGSWORTH - comments.] [SERB - comments on intervention.]

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:08:50

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