Yugoslav President Interview

Mr. Hatchett interviewed President Milosevic about the NATO military action taken against his forces in Yugoslavia. He denied… read more

Mr. Hatchett interviewed President Milosevic about the NATO military action taken against his forces in Yugoslavia. He denied that any negotiations had taken place in France prior to the bombing, blamed the Albanian refugee crisis on NATO bombing, claimed that CNN and the BBC were propaganda machines who were “paid to lie,” and that the Serbian approach to Kosovo was to encourage multi-ethnicity. After the interview was telecast Mr. Hatchett appeared via satellite from Houston to talk about the interview. He explained how he got an exclusive interview, how he conducted the interview, and his reactions to President Milosevic’s answers. He also responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail. close

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Program ID:
122772-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 24, 1999
Last Aired:
Apr 25, 1999

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  • Apr 24, 1999 | 7:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 1999 | 9:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 25, 1999 | 10:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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