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Falkland Conflict #283852

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 22, 1982
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(Studio) Great Britain reported expanding beachhead in Falkland Island conflict with Argentina; details examined, illustrated on map. Sinking of HMS Ardent noted; apparent British death toll so far outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Photos of invasion shown, discussed; role of luxury liner Canberra noted. [With task force, voice of reporter Michael HANRAHAN - describes invasion.] [Defense minister John NOTT - notes military advances.] Loss of frigate Ardent reported [Mil. OFFICIAL - cites chaos of situation around Ardent.] British said having forces operating elsewhere in Falklands; role of helicopters in battle as well as other weapons considered. [HANRAHAN - comments on troop reaction to assaults.] Lull in conflict today described.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentine version of events examined; President Leopoldo Galtieri's assessment of conflict outlined. [GALTIERI - (in Spanish) comments on Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher.] British and Argentine claims compared on screen; assessment of situation by Argentine air force commander Basilio Lami Dozo noted. Public atmosphere here described.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Weather's role in British assault discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:07:30

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