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Falkland Conflict #283725

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 15, 1982
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(Studio) Crux of Falkland Island dispute noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Historical background to current conflict between Great Britain and Argentina over Falkland Island examined in detail; film's shown. [Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - claims problem is Britain's.] Photos shown courtesy BBC; 1848 parliamentary speech by Sir William Mellowsworth reenacted by BBC. French and Spanish role in island's history noted. [Argentine am to Britain Carlos ORTIZ - recalls British takeover of island] Importance of weather to island residents noted. [Former min. of state Nicholas RIDLEY - comments on oil issue.] [Island RESIDENTS - anticipate life under Argentine rule.]
REPORTER: Douglas Edwards.

Edwards., Douglas;
Schieffer, Bob

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