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CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 09, 1999
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Demonstrations at the United States Embassy in Beijing, China, following the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, reported.

(Tokyo: Barry Petersen) The violent protest outside the United States Embassy in Beijing featured; scenes shown. [US ambassador to China James SASSER - says the protests could go on for days.] The position of the Chinese government on the protests noted.

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Belgrade: John Roberts) The reaction in Belgrade to the embassy bombing featured; scenes shown of the bombed-out building. [Chinese foreign ministry SUN Yuxi - says he does not believe it was a mistake.] [NATO spokesman Jamie SHEA - defends the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air strikes.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The series of target blunders in the NATO air campaign reviewed. [Retired Navy R/Admiral Eugene CARROLL - says it is incredible that NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) did not know where the Chinese Embassy was.] [Military consultant retired Army Colonel Mitch MITCHELL - says Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic responds only to power, so the bombing campaign cannot be halted.]

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Mitchell, Russ;
Petersen, Barry;
Roberts, John

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