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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack On Serbia / POWs Reunion #629841

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 03, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: David Bloom) The continuing NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) attack on Yugoslavia reported; details given of the ongoing negotiation efforts by Russian envoy Viktor Chernomyrdin. [President CLINTON - says a bombing pause could happen under the right circumstances.] [National Rainbow Coalition Rev. Jesse JACKSON - talks about the bombing.] [Senator John McCAIN - criticizes Clinton for not planning to use ground troops.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Concerns that Jackson's negotiation efforts may have undermined NATO's efforts in Kosovo reported; graphic scenes shown of the bodies of Albanians in Kosovo. [JACKSON - asks if NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) has the strength to negotiate.] [Author Peter MAASS - says Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic is using the release of the POWs to his advantage.] [State Department spokesman James RUBIN - says the effort should be on the Kosovar Albanians.] [Brookings Institution Richard HAASS - says Jackson was exploited.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The expansion of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air strikes in spite of the release of the American POWs reported; details given of the accidental bombing of a busload of civilians; graphic scenes shown of the bombing site. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesman Jamie SHEA - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) has its finger on Yugoslavia's light switch.]

Reporter(s):
Bloom, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:06:50

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