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Falkland Islands Invasion #283468

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 03, 1982
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(Studio) Argentina reported refusing to retreat from Falkland Island it invaded yesterday; political measures announced by Britain's Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted. Parliament mentioned meeting for 1st wkend. session since Suez Canal crisis in 1950's.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(London, England) British naval task force reported leaving for Falkland Island Monday; details given, films shown. Prince Andrew, Queen Elizabeth's son, noted aboard 1 carrier. Public reaction to invasion cited. [Voice of THATCHER - declares islanders' right to remain British.] [Voice of opposition leader Michael FOOT - criticizes government] [David OWEN - recalls Cuban missile crisis.] [Roy HATTERSLEY - notes importance of situation.]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(New York City) United Nations Sec. Council condemnation of Argentina's invasion examined; response of Latin American ntns. described. Panama's foreign minister Jorge Illueca's denouncement of Britain outlined. [ILLUECA - (thru interpreter) anticipates intensification of situation.]
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

Fenton, Tom;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Jones, Phil

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