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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack On Serbia / Jackson Mission #387180

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 29, 1999
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: John Roberts) The visit of Reverend Jesse Jackson to Yugoslavia to attempt to negotiate the release of three captured American soldiers and the attempts by Russian envoy Viktor Chernomyrdin to craft a peace plan reported. [JACKSON - says he will be able to see the soldiers.] [PERSON - says she is surviving, not living.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(White House: Scott Pelley) Deadlock on a House vote to support the air war in Yugoslavia reported. [Representative Charlie NORWOOD - opposes the resolution.] [Minority Leader Representative Richard GEPHARDT - says it was a low moment in American foreign policy.] [Defense Secretary William COHEN - talks about reports of atrocities against ethnic Albanians.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The sending of more airplanes to the Balkans and the accidental bombing of a house in Bulgaria reported.

Pelley, Scott;
Roberts, John;
Schieffer, Bob

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