Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) British commandos reported on Falkland Island; England's warning of new war zone noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Secretary of State Alexander Haig noted briefing key Senators on situation; current status of British and Argentine presence on Falkland Island detailed on screen. Satellite photos shown. [For. minister Nicanor COSTA MENDEZ - denies rejecting Haig's proposal.] Britain's stance recalled.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
(Studio) Argentine reaction to Britain's escalation of its blockade reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(London, England) Details of blockade discussed. [Voice of BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) reporter Brian HANRAHAN - describes atmosphere on Her (His) Majesty's Ship Hermes.] Apparent stance of Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's government cited.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Atmosphere here examined; films shown. British-made film "Chariots of Fire" said being withdrawn from theaters; government clamp-down on media coverage described.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
- Fenton, Tom;
- Pierpoint, Robert;
- Rather, Dan;
- Schieffer, Bob
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
- You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
- You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
- If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.