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Bosnia and Herzegovina / U2 Concert #952607

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 17, 2009
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(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.

(Zagreb, Croatia: Martin Fletcher) The return of the band U2 to Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 years after their last concert there, when the region was healing from war, featured; scenes shown from the recent concerts in Zagreb, the earlier shows, where interviews with Sarajevans were broadcast, and of the band members reuniting with Sarajevo survivor Alma Catal††; excerpt shown from “Miss Sarajevo,” which stars Catal. [CATAL – recounts her apartment being hit every day during the siege; says U2 gave us a voice and their music united us.] [Singer BONO – says we used our show as an opportunity to broadcast what was happening; says music can thaw the hardest hearts.]

Curry, Ann;
Fletcher, Martin

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