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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack On Serbia / Cost / Refugees #387002

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 19, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Concerns about the cost of the war in Kosovo reported; details given of the request from President Clinton to Congress for emergency funds reported.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The continuing investigation into the accidental NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing of a convoy of Kosovar Albanian refugees reported; graphic scenes shown of a bombing site. [F-16 PILOT - explains why he bombed a convoy.] [US Air Force Brigadier General Daniel LEAF - says the pilots were sure the vehicles were military; says any civilian casualties were unintentional.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Novi Sad, Yugoslavia: Richard Roth) The desire to block all oil shipments coming into Serbia reported; details given of the bombing of oil refineries; scenes shown of bombings in Serbia. [PERSON - says nobody can understand the situation.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Kukes, Albania: Tom Fenton) The sudden closing of the border crossings out of Serbia reported; details given of unconfirmed reports of Serb troops attacking refugees; scenes shown from refugee camps in Albania. [PERSON (thru translator) - hopes things get better.] [REFUGEE (thru translator) - says she must wait for her sons.]

Fenton, Tom;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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