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Falkland Islands Invasion #283269

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 02, 1982
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(Studio) Argentine invasion of British-ruled Falkland Island described. Parliament noted. meeting for 1st wkend. session since 1956 Suez crisis. Discovery of island by British captain John Davis recalled; background to dispute said possibly include region's oil reserves.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Details of invasion examined; films shown. [Voice of ham radio OPERATOR - describes event; remarks transcribed on screen.] [Air Commodore B.G. FROW - notes possible reaction of inhabitants.] [Defense Min. John NOTT - claims naval task force is being prepared.] Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted dealing with situation. [Former foreign minister David OWEN - compares fiasco with Suez crisis.] Diplomatic implications of invasion cited.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Pol. dilemma faced by President Reagan over situation described. [REAGAN - notes conversation with Argentine president] [State Department spokesperson Alan ROMBERG - endorses British position.] Reagan's warning to pres.Leopoldo Galtieri mentioned; status of relations with Argentina mentioned.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:05:10

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