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Bosnia / Civil War / United States Pilot's Rescue #364064

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 08, 1995
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(Studio: Dan Rather ) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The Marines' rescue of pilot Scott O'Grady, who had been downed over Bosnia last week, featured; details given of O'Grady's survival, his evasion of the enemy, the massive search for him and how he was found. [President CLINTON - says he's had a hard time sleeping for the last six days.] [On the USS Kearsarge, mission commander Lieutenant Colonel Chris GUNTHER, rescue unit commanding officer Colonel Martin BERNDT, flight surgeon Lieutenant Commander Paul ROCERETO - talk about O'Grady's ordeal, his condition and how he was found.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) Clinton's response to the rescue reported. [Sister Stacy O'GRADY, brother Paul O'Grady, mother Mary Lou SCARDAPANE, father William O'GRADY - react to Scott's rescue.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) allies' backing of plans to send their rapid reaction ground force to beef up the United Nations force in Bosnia if consent is obtained from the Bosnian Serbs reported; scenes shown of the sniper fire in Sarajevo.

(Studio: Dan Rather) An interview with Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic featured. [KARADZIC - talks about the possibility of consent for additional United Nations forces to be sent into Bosnia, the rescue of the American pilot and NATO.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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