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Falkland Conflict #283728

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 16, 1982
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(Studio) Great Britain's latest assault on Argentine craft in Falkland conflict discussed.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(London, England) Implications of government's attitude here considered; defense minister John Nott quoted. [Voice of NOTT - notes alternatives open to England.] Yesterday's raid on Pebble Island recalled, discussed. [Voice of BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) reporter Brian HANRAHAN - describes takeover of Pebble Island] Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's continual efforts to find diplomatic settlement mentioned.
REPORTER: John Blackstone

(Studio) Common Mkt. ntns. said postponing decision on support of economy sanctions against Argentina; details given.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Brussels, Belgium) [For. secretary Francis Pym noted joining Secretary of State Alexander Haig and other NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) mins. to discuss Falkland Island crisis. [PYM - notes state of negotiations.] [HAIG - hopes for continuing discussion.] Haig's attitude yesterday described.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Argentine officials said drafting final reply to United Nations Secretary General's peace proposals.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) For. minister Nicanor COSTA MENDEZ - is prepared to negotiate.] Argentina allegations of misconduct by United States embassy officials discussed; results of incrd. anti-United States sentiment here considered.
REPORTER: Bob Simon

(Studio) Britain recalled sinking Argentine ship in Falkland Sound; details given.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Reporter(s):
Blackstone, John;
Dean, Morton;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:05:50

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