× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack / Refugees / War Crimes #629562

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 07, 1999
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The latest developments in the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) war against Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic updated.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Ron Allen) Explosions from NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombings in downtown Belgrade reported; map shown of downtown Belgrade.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Refusal to stop the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing of Serbia and hopes that the captured American soldiers may be released reported. [Acting President of Cyprus Spyros KYPRIANOU - says he has positive indications.] [White House spokesman Joe LOCKHART - says the soldiers should be released without conditions.] [Defense Secretary William COHEN - says this is no time to pause.] [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Commander General Wesley CLARK - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) knows where Serb troops are.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Skopje, Macedonia: Martin Fletcher) The sudden relocation by Macedonian police of Kosovar Albanian refugees on the Kosovo-Macedonia border reported; details given of the closing of the Kosovo borders by Serb troops; scenes shown of the abandoned border camp. [International Medical Corps Dr. Sherry FINK - says the people want to go home.] [In Blace, Macedonia, NBC journalist Fredricka WHITFIELD - says there was some activity at the abandoned camp.] [In Morini, Albania, NBC reporter Fred FRANCIS - says there are several refugees only meters from safety.] [In Korce, Albania, Kevin TIBBLES - describes a group of refugees.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) Accusations against Serbian officials of war crimes and atrocities against ethnic Albanians in Kosovo reported. [State Department spokesman James RUBIN - says the Serb commanders should think twice before their troops commit war crimes.] [Former State Department lawyer Paul WILLIAMS - says Milosevic is responsible for the occurrence of war crimes.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - says Milosevic is politically responsible.] [Former White House counsel Lloyd CUTLER - says naming Milosevic as a war criminal is not a good move.]

Allen, Ron;
Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Mitchell, Andrea

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.