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Falkland Conflict #283637

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 11, 1982
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(Studio) Great Britain reported claiming victory in sea battle in Falkland Sound; details given, map shown. United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar noted continuing his diplomatic efforts noted. Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher quoted with regard to possible diplomatic settlement.] Issue of expanded war zone considered.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Lull in Argentine diplomatic efforts explained. Funeral for victim of General Belgrano sinking noted; films shown. Argentine version of recent attack by British on patrol boat reported Alleged transmission of Argentine fishing boat under attack played, transcribed in English on screen. Differing versions of event mentioned. Conflict's beginning described; films shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Pentagon said refusing to discuss United States military aid to Great Britain; apparent parameters of United States aid discussed. According to deputy CIA director Bobby Inman, possibility that Falkland conflict will spur Argentine ties to USSR considered source of United States concern.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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