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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / NATO Bombing / Belgrade / Refugees #629249

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 10, 1999
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(Studio: Dawn Fratangelo) Day 18 of the Kosovo crisis reviewed.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The continued NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing of Yugoslavia featured; details given of problems with the weather that are preventing bombing runs. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesman Jamie SHEA - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) has imposed a "hell of a lot" of damage.] [Pentagon spokesman Ken BACON, Air Force Major General Chuck WALD - cite the effects on the Serbs.] NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) plans to drop leaflets on the Serbs outlined; scenes shown from Monetbello, California, of a rally in support of the three Americans soldiers held captive by the Serbs. [POW Andrew Ramirez's MOTHER - speaks.]

(Studio: Dawn Fratangelo) Report introduced.

(Belgrade: Jim Maceda) Telephone report from Belgrade, Yugoslavia, presented; scenes shown of damages from NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombs in towns in central Serbia. [SERB - supports her leaders.]

(Studio: Dawn Fratangelo) The flight of refugees from Kosovo to Albania and Macedonia introduced.

(Tirana, Albania: Ned Colt) The refugees camped out in Albania featured; scenes shown of the people living with native Albanians in Tirana. [Catholic Relief Services Ludger WENNEMANN - comments on the situation.]

(Radousha, Macedonia: Martin Fletcher) The refugees encamped in Macedonia featured; scenes shown from Radousha, Macedonia, of the people being monitored by Macedonian soldiers. [International Rescue Committee Diane JOHNSON - approves of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) presence.] [Macedonian magazine editor Saso ORDANOSKI - defends the police.] [Refugee Arsim ZEKA - comments on their situation.]

(Studio: Dawn Fratangelo) Report introduced.

(White House: John Palmer) The White House support for the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air campaign featured; scenes shown of an anti-Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic protest. [USAid Brian ATWOOD - says the refugees are in bad shape.] The White House effort to deal with the humanitarian disaster explained; scenes shown from the "war room" in suburban Maryland. [Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) director James Lee WITT - calls for cash donations.]

(Studio: Dawn Fratangelo) Coverage of the crisis in Kosovo on tomorrow's Meet the Press noted.

Colt, Ned;
Fletcher, Martin;
Fratangelo, Dawn;
Maceda, Jim;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Palmer, John

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