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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack On Serbia / Refugees #387309

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 09, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Budapest, Hungary: Richard Roth) The continuing air attack by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) forces on Serbia reported; details given of the failure of acting Cyprus President Spyros Kyprianou to secure the release of three captured American soldiers reported.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Deployment of more United States warplanes to be used in Kosovo reported; more accounts of atrocities against ethnic Albanians in Kosovo reported. [Pentagon spokesman Kenneth BACON - says Kosovar women are being raped and killed.] [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesman Jamie SHEA - says many Kosovar Albanians may be trapped and living in the woods.] [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Military spokesman Air Commodore David WILBY - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is against a wily enemy.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview held with NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Supreme Commander General Wesley Clark about Kosovo. [CLARK - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is concerned about the refugees; says an air drop is not possible; says that this air campaign should not be compared to the Gulf War.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Brazda, Macedonia: Allen Pizzey) The continuing crisis faced by Kosovar Albanian refugees in Macedonia reported. [Organization for Security and Cooperation Gil GILBERTSON - says there is a lot of confusion about where refugees go next.] [PERSON - says people are treated like criminals in the camp.]

Martin, David;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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