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Falkland Conflict #283834

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 21, 1982
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(Studio) British assault on Falkland Island discussed; British and Argentine version of battle outlined. Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher quoted on screen.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) [Defense minister John NOTT - announces invasion.] Details of assault examined, illustrated on map. [Voice of reporter Brian HANRAHAN - describes assault.] Argentine response considered; continuing build-up described. British ultimatum outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentine account of battle examined; file films, map shown. [Defense ministry spokesperson Gustavo FIGUEROA - comments on assault.] Harrier jet raid on airport at Port Stanley earlier in week shown. Fidel Castro said indicating desire to aid Argentina militarily.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) White House statement on conflict quoted; President Reagan noted recing. briefing later in day. European Common Mkt. reported expressing support for British; details of Tass account given. Caracas Venezuela, meeting of Latin American mins. regarding battle noted. United Nations Sec. Council's consideration of conflict mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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