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Clinton / Bosnian Civil War / United States Policy / The Serbs / Tuzla Story #593204

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 07, 1993
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(White House: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) President Clinton's hopes to win consensus from the reluctant allies for military action in the civil war in Bosnia featured. [CLINTON - says the arms embargo gave the Serbs a military advantage.] [In interview with Tom Brokaw, CLINTON - talks about the war; says he would have a clear strategy if the bombing option is followed.] [Denmark Prime Minister Poul RASMUSSEN, Bosnian foreign minister Haris SILAJDZIC, UN negotiator Lord David OWEN - comment on the European position.]

(White House: Tom Brokaw) Suggestion from Ross Perot that the Clinton administration is willing to start a war in Bosnia to distract from its problems at home reported.

(Belgrade: Keith Miller) The growing support in the republic of Serbia for the peace plan examined; map shown of the six Bosnian cities declared by the United Nations to be safe havens for refugees. [Bosnian Serb leader Radovan KARADZIC - comments.] [Bosnian Serb vice president Nikola KOLJEVIC - comments on peace.] Reports from ham radio operators on the Serbian siege of Zepa, Bosnia, outlined; scenes shown of a Serb strike force moving through Bosnia. [In Belgrade, Yugoslavia, three PEOPLE - react to the rejection of the peace plan by the Bosnian Serbs.]

(White House: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Vitez: Tom Aspell) The tragic story of a 12-year-old Bosnian girl dying from a malignant blood disorder who cannot get out of the city for the medical tests she needs featured; scenes shown from Tuzla, Bosnia. [Hospital Dr. Zacko MLADINA - comments.] Ironic counterpoint story of a bear that can get out told. [In Vitez, Bosnia, animal trainer Andrew VENEBLES - talks about the rescue by the United Nations of an abandoned bear.]

Aspell, Tom;
Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, Keith;
Mitchell, Andrea

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