CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 1982
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(Studio) Possibility that Argentine foreign minister Costa Mendez will meet with British foreign secretary Francis Pym in Washington, DC this week considered; Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's continual efforts to arrive at settlement noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(London, England) Pessimism over diplomatic solution to Falkland crisis examined; proposed settlement outlined on screen, discussed. [Voice of PYM - retracts earlier statement to Parliament with regard to use of force.] Argentine reconnaissance plane noted flying over British task force; current location of armada and possible course of events outlined. Map shown.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton, Artist: Richard Cole
(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Atmosphere here said raising questions over whether Argentina would be willing to withdraw forces from Falklands; mil. governor Mario Benjamin Menendez quoted on screen. Continuation of military preparations considered; question of coup by younger military officers mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Studio) British submarine reported patrolling waters around Falkland Island said in Scotland.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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