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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / Americans Captured #386891

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The capture of three American soldiers at the Kosovo- Macedonia border reported; scenes shown from Serb television of the beaten soldiers.

(White House: Scott Pelley) The response of President Clinton to the capture of the American soldiers reported. [CLINTON - says there was no basis for their capture; holds Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic responsible for the captives' safety.]

(Los Angeles: Jerry Bowen) The response of the family and friends of captured American soldiers Andrew Ramirez, Christopher Stone and Steven Gonzales featured. [Uncle Frank RAMIREZ; Stone's coach Ken MARZKA; in Texas, Stone's MOTHER-IN-LAW, parents Gilbert and Rosie GONZALES, neighbor Dolores SANCHEZ - comment on their relatives and friends.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Kosovo-Macedonia border: Allen Pizzey) The search for the missing soldiers reported; details given of the mission of the soldiers and the dispute over the capture site noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Segment from the interview with Clinton about the Serbian regime presented. [CLINTON - says ethnic cleansing is part of the mindset of Milosevic.]

Reporter(s):
Bowen, Jerry;
Pelley, Scott;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:08:50

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