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Falkland Conflict #283618

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 10, 1982
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(Studio) Britain reported attacking Argentine forces at Port Stanley on Falkland Island; United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar noted clinging to hope of diplomatic settlement.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) [Aboard Her (His) Majesty's Ship Hermes, voice of BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) reporter Brian HANRAHAN - describes latest assault.] Loss of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield recalled; Sheffield and Argentine ship Narwal said totally sunk today. Details given. Her (His) Majesty's Ship Bristol said leaving British port today Henry Kissinger noted meeting with Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher today. [KISSINGER - notes determination of Thatcher.] British response to optimistic United Nations reports noted.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Possibility that Argentina is softening its diplomatic stance, especially over sovereignty issue, examined. For. min. Nicanor Costa Mendez's appearance on "Face the Nation" yesterday recalled, discussed. Indications of flexibility on sovereignty issue by junta considered; Argentine media's coverage of war discussed, shown. British assault on Port Stanley and Darwin considered; films shown. Photos of General Belgrano sinking shown, discussed; number crewmen still unaccounted for mentioned. Extent of public acknowledgement of British assault on Argentine ships considered.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Role of Ascension Island in British efforts noted; its expansion of war zone around Ascension Island reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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