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Falkland Crisis #283447

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 29, 1982
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(Studio) Current status of Falkland crisis between England and Argentina discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Current location of Britain's naval task force described; map shown. Role of weather in any possible assault considered. Mil. capability of both sides discussed.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Continue military preparations here, affected by chaotic government system, examined; President Leopoldo Galtieri, air force commander Basilio Lami Dozo and navy commander Jorge Anaya noted making decisions based on personal biases. Details given. Implications of situation for Galtieri considered.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Role of nation's labor unions in current crisis examined. [Labor leader Saul UBALDINI - (thru translator) claims junta has to be dissolved.] Unions' attitude toward army and nation's unemployment problem discussed.

(Studio) Pol. gamble of crisis for Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Results of latest public opinion poll following capture of South Georgia Island noted. Arrival of more island residents noted. [Voice of Falkland governor Rex. HUNT - reassures island residents remaining; remarks transcribed on screen.] Thatcher's perspective of events cited.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton, Artist: Richard Cole

(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig said prepared to resume shuttle.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Fenton,, Tom;
Lynch, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob

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