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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / Refugees / Belgrade / NATO Bombing #629500

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 03, 1999
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Skopje, Macedonia: Martin Fletcher) The catastrophe facing the stranded refugees on the Kosovo-Macedonia border featured; details given of Macedonia's restrictions on those allowed into the country; scenes shown of the refugees in shelters and open fields.

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Kukes, Albania: Fred Francis) The wave after wave of Kosovo refugees into Albania featured; scenes shown of the people on the move while their descriptions of Serb atrocities are recounted. [Refugee "ALVARINA" - (thru translator) comments on her son.]

(Tirana, Albania: Kevin Tibbles) The refugees who have arrived in Albania featured; scenes shown of a tent city in Tirana. [Albanian SCHOOLGIRL - offers help.] ["Med-Aid" Hans RIEKERK - says outside help is needed.] [Deputy Secretary of State Strobe TALBOTT - says the United States will see this to conclusion.] [Albanian President Rexhep MEJDANI - points out that Albania is a poor country.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Belgrade: Ron Allen) Telephone report on the latest NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing raid on Belgrade, Yugoslavia, featured; scenes shown of buildings on fire after being hit by cruise missiles and of another anti-NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) concert. [Government advisor Predrag SIMIC - comments on the bombing.] [Young Belgrade RESIDENT - comments.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The intensive NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing campaign against Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic featured; details given of the US military capabilities to step up air strikes against specific Serb targets. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) OFFICIAL - comments.] [ALBANIAN - (thru translator) describes murder by Serbs.] [Defense Department Captain Steve PIETROPAOLI - comments on the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) operation.]

Allen, Ron;
Fletcher, Martin;
Francis, Fred;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Seigenthaler, John;
Tibbles, Kevin

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