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Falkland Crisis #283536

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 06, 1982
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(Studio) Britain reported imposing embargo on all Argentine imports due to Falkland Island crisis; current location of British naval task force mentioned. Common Mkt. allies reported agreeing on full trade sanctions; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Extent of Britain's mobilization for action, incling. commandeering of civilian luxury ships, described; films shown. [In Parliament, voice of Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - rejects call for her resignation; denies knowing of invasion in advance.] Reaction of London stk. exchange noted; significance of next few weeks for Thatcher government considered.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Bomb explosion at home of British diplomat in Argentina and threats against British citizens living there reported; USSR -Argentine relations considered.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Details of Friday's invasion examined. ["Times" reporter Simon WINCHESTER - describes takeover of island] Atmosphere here at present noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) No. of United States citizens believed on Falklands mentioned; United States-Argentine relationship and diplomatic dilemma presented United States due to situation noted. Secretary State Alexander Haig reported meeting with British and Argentine ambs. as well as planning meeting with Argentine foreign minister.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:06:10

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