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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack / American Prisoners / Refugees #387294

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 08, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The latest developments in the crisis over Serbia outlined on screen.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The continuing NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air attack on Serbia featured; cockpit bombing photos and reconnaissance photos shown. [US Navy Rear Admiral Thomas WILSON - says now there is evidence of reduced activity by Serbian troops.] [US Air Force Major General Charles WALD - says a particular run carried a lot of risk.] [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesman Air Commodore David WILBY, State Department Spokesman James RUBIN - describe satellite photos of destroyed towns.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Tom Clark) Telephone report on the refusal of Serbia to release the American prisoners of war to the acting president of Cyprus and the attack of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) forces on downtown Belgrade reported.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Jerry Bowen) Interview held with Vivian Ramirez, the mother of captured soldier S/sergeant Andrew Ramirez. [RAMIREZ - says she worries about her son; says she cannot put her hopes too high.] [Andrew's uncle John RAMIREZ - says it hurts to know Andrew is a captive.] [In Michigan, Chris Stone's SISTER - says waiting is rough.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Brazda, Macedonia: Allen Pizzey) The continuing crisis faced by Kosovar Albanian refugees in Macedonia reported; scenes shown from Brazda, Macedonia, while the refugees' stories are presented. [REFUGEE - says she waits for her father.]

(Juris, Albania: Mark Phillips) The plight of refugees now in Albania featured; scenes shown from the camp where the people look for their relatives. [Refugee WOMAN - says she does not know where her family is.] [Catholic Relief Services Zhaneta KOSTURI - says she has received many requests from split families.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Clark, Tom;
Martin, David;
Phillips, Mark;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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