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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack / Prisoners #387215

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 30, 1999
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: John Roberts) The meeting of Reverend Jesse Jackson with the three captured American soldiers in Belgrade, Yugoslavia and the intensifying of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) attacks on Belgrade featured; scenes shown from Belgrade of bombing damage and of the three soldiers. [JACKSON - prays with the soldiers.] [Spc. Steven GONZALES - talks about exercising during captivity.] [S/sergeant Christopher STONE - talks about the daily routine.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Details about the conditions in which the captured soldiers live and plans to bring 20,000 Kosovar Albanian refugees to the US reported. [Mother of soldier Vivian RAMIREZ - talks about seeing her son on tape.]

Pentagon: David Martin) The NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air war over Yugoslavia featured. [US Navy Rear Admiral Thomas WILSON - says there are desertion reports.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Henry SHELTON - says the military could fight for months or years.]

Roberts, John;
Schieffer, Bob

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