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Falkland Crisis #283358

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 24, 1982
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(Studio) Possibility of military encounter between Great Britain and Argentina over wkend. considered.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentine television scenes of South Georgia shown. Nicanor Costa Mendez' trip to Washington, DC reported Mil. aid to Argentina from rest of South American said unlikely. Creation of National Mobilization Committee by junta noted. British subjects living in Argentina said one of responsibilities of committee [English teacher Florence CAMPBELL - expresses fear.] Many of 17,000 British residents of Argentina said to have left country. [RESIDENTS - express dissatisfaction with Margaret Thatcher's appeals that British subjects leave country.] Many said staying.

(Studio) Report from London introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) Arrival of Francis Pym from Washington, DC shown. Unlikelihood of avoiding some fighting noted. [PYM - notes some progress.] [Denis HEALEY - says position of United States should be made clear.] British reported doubtful with regard to Washington, DC connection. Crash of British helicopter and presumed loss of crewman, from ship Hermes, reported Fleet scenes shown. Contact with Alexander Haig said continue.
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

(Studio) More on subject announced for later in broadcast
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob;
Teichner, Martha

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