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Tornadoes / Plains States / Watts Interview / Kosovo #430565

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 04, 1999
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(No location given: Aram Roston) Deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma and surrounding Plains states featured; scenes shown of the damages around Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Wichita, Kansas and Haysville, Kansas. [WORKER, Governor Frank KEATING, OFFICIAL; in Wichita, MAN - comment on the tornadoes.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Audio problems with a report from Moore, Oklahoma, noted.

(Wichita: Toby Cook) The tornado in Wichita featured; scenes shown of the damages. [Survivors Bill NELSON, Sherry and Bradley SKILLING - describe what happened.] [Kansas Governor Bill GRAVES - cites the extent of the damage.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Moore, Oklahoma: Martin Savidge) The damages in Moore, Oklahoma, featured; scenes shown of stripped trees, mangled vehicles, shattered homes. [In lengthy interview, Representative J.C. WATTS - describes the devastation here and in his district.]

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The latest developments in the tornado story presented; statistics cited.

(White House: John King) President Clinton's plans to survey the tornado damages upon his return from his three-day trip to Europe to showcase NATO's resolve in the Kosovo crisis outlined. [CLINTON - says we are seeking the right of the Kosovar Albanians to live on their own lands.]

Cook, Toby;
King, John;
Roston, Aram;
Savidge, Martin;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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