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Falkland Conflict #283768

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 18, 1982
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(Studio) United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar said giving Argentina more time to respond to British proposal for ending Falkland Island conflict.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Role of weather in any invasion considered. [In Parliament, voice of THATCHER - thinks Argentina is stalling.] Call for Parliament's approval of peace negotiations by opposition leader Michael Foot noted; Thatcher's response mentioned. Photos from South Georgia Island invasion shown. [Aboard Her (His) Majesty's Ship Hermes, voice of reporter Brian HANRAHAN - notes continuing military preparations.] Belief that task force is awaiting word from Thatcher to invade main island mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton, Artist: Richard Cole

(Studio) USSR said allegedly launching satellite over Falkland region; details given. No. Soviet spy satellites launched since crisis began cited.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Fenton,, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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