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Falkland Conflict #283814

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 20, 1982
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(Studio) British task force in Falkland Island reported given permission for series of landings; continuing peace efforts of United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Official and unofficial stance of defense ministry here outlined; current location of luxury liner Queen Elizabeth II noted. Film shown. Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's address to Parliament outlined. [In Parliament, voice of THATCHER - blames Argentina for collapse of negotiations.] Public mood here considered.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Ranking Argentine government official said declaring war with England is imminent; details given. Argentine demands outlined on screen, discussed; film of training maneuvers shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Crash of British helicopter near Chilean border discussed. Anticipated military tactics of Britain outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Possible British tactics examined in detail; role of USSR in conflict described. Extent of United States involvement considered.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch

Fenton, Tom;
Lynch, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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