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Bosnia / Civil War / United Nations, United States Role #364388

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 23, 1995
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The fighting in Bosnia reviewed.

(With Task Force Alpha in central Bosnia: Barry Petersen) The precarious United Nations mission in Bosnia featured; scenes shown of United Nations rapid reaction force units moving in around Sarajevo and of the fighting around Bihac, Bosnia. [British company commander Major John WATSON, UN spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Chris VERNON - comment on fighting.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(White House: Bob Orr) The battle at home in the United States over the American intentions in Bosnia examined; map shown of United Nations safe-haven enclaves under Serb attack. [President CLINTON - says air power should be used if Serb aggression continues.] [On "Face the Nation", White House Chief of Staff Leon PANETTA - reaffirms air attack plans.] The move in Congress to lift the arms embargo and a NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) meeting to work out the details of the air attack plan noted. [Representative Charles SCHUMER - says the Bosnians have to fight for themselves.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) An AmeriCares relief plane carrying medicine and food shown in Split, Croatia.

Reporter(s):
Mitchell, Russ;
Orr, Bob;
Petersen, Barry
Duration:
23:35:00

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