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Falkland Crisis #283322

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 1982
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(Studio) Apparent diplomatic cul de sac in Falkland Island crisis reported; British for. secretary Francis Pym said presenting what appeared to be Britain's last diplomatic proposal.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Pym's meeting with Secretary of State Alexander Haig examined. [PYM - cites proposals, status of British naval fleet.] His later meeting with Senator For. Relations Committee mentioned.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(London, England) [In Parliament, voice of Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - won't rule out use of force.] Labor party's backing for Thatcher said apparently weakening. [Rear Admiral John WOODWARD - considers British task force's chances better than the opposition's.] Fleet said put on war footing by tomorrow night; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentina's continuing military build-up on Falkland Island discussed; films shown. Issue of USSR aid should war break out considered. Air force commander General Basilio Lami Dozo quoted. USSR ambassador here noted meeting at foreign ministry for 2nd time in 2 days; ambs. from USSR satellite ntns. said briefederal President Leopoldo Galtieri's visit to Falkland Island said for purpose of military inspection. Films shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Lloyd's of London reported halting all business with Argentina; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Fenton, Tom;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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