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Falkland Conflict #283745

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 17, 1982
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(Studio) European Common Mkt. members reported renewing economy sanctions against Argentina for another week; details given. Reaction of Argentine spokesperson and Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Thatcher said writing off negotiations as failure. [On radio, voice of THATCHER - discusses impotence of United Nations resolution, possibility of military action.] Britain's ambassador to UN, following meeting with Secretary General, noted reading statement claiming Britain is still willing to negotiate. [Ambassador to United States, Sir Nicholas HENDERSON - notes limit to procrastination.] Latest film of task force shown. [With task force, voice of reporter Brian HANRAHAN - considers possibility of Argentine attack.] Current location of naval fleet mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Attitude here toward conflict considered; Navy Day celebrations here examined. Films shown. President Leopoldo Galtieri, foreign minister Nicanor Costa Mendez noted present for memorial service. Remarks of Admiral Jorge Anaya quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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