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Falkland Crisis #283479

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 30, 1982
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(Studio) President Reagan reported imposing military and economy sanctions against Argentina in its crisis with Britain over Falkland Island
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Formal announcement of United States support of Great Britain examined. [REAGAN - explains support.] [Secretary of State Alexander HAIG - blames Argentina for diplomatic breakdowns.] United States sanctions outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) United States support said strengthening Britain's resolve to enforce blockade and recover island
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's reaction to President Reagan's decision noted. [For. secretary Francis PYM - comments on support.] Pym said meeting this wkend. with Haig and United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar. [PEOPLE - react to United States support.] [BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) ANNOUNCER - notes beginning of British blockade.] Possible military strategy discussed. [Voice of PYM - warns Falkland Islanders of possible war.] Anchor and reporter discuss political implications for Thatcher of United States announcement of support.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Reaction of Argentine officials to United States declaration of support for Great Britain noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) United States ambassador Harry Shlaudeman's meeting with government officials here discussed; general reaction to United States support for England considered. Precautions taken by United States embassy to protect American citizens here described. [American CITIZENS - comment on-situation.] Continue military preparations on Falkland Island shown. Public violence by Labor party reported Anchor and reporter discuss attitude towards Americans
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Upcoming item announced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Fenton, Tom;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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