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Bosnia / Civil War / Gorazde / United States Air Strike / US Policy / Damon Interview #356022

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 11, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Stewart) US/NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) warplane bombing Sunday and Monday of Serb positions that had been shelling the Moslem town of Gorazde, Bosnia, featured; map shown; scenes shown from Gorazde. [Joint chief operations director Lieutenant General John SHEEHAN, Joint staff intelligence director Rear Admiral Michael CRAMER - talk about air support against the Serbs.] The Pentagon's hope that NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air strikes will get the peace talks restarted.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(White House: Rita Braver) The administration's strategy about the United States role in air strikes in Bosnia examined. [President CLINTON - says the United Nations wants the Serbs to stop shelling and resume negotiations.] Complaint from Russian President Boris Yeltsin that he was not told about the air strikes ahead of time noted. [Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - hopes the Serbs understand the UN/NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) resolve.] [Senator Trent LOTT - worries about military action.] The administration's changing positions on Bosnian policy over the last week reviewed.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Interview held with Sky News correspondent Dan Damon about the bombing mission. [In Sarajevo, DAMON - reviews the second air strikes, the response of the Serbs and the United Nations headquarters to them; predicts the Serbs will again negotiate, but now knowing that defiance will succeed.]

Braver, Rita;
Chung, Connie;
Stewart, Jim

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