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Falkland Conflict #283879

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 24, 1982
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(Studio) Intensification of Falkland Island battle between Great Britain and Argentina described; map shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Argentine air attack on British fleet examined. [Voice of reporter Michael NICHOLSON - describes air battle.] No. of Argentine planes downed mentioned; British claims outlined on screen, discussed; sinking of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Antelope described. [In Parliament, voice of defense minister John NOTT - anticipates victory.] Photos of British beachhead shown. [Voice of OFR. - describes situation.] Possible future course of battle considered.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentine version of events examined in detail; possibility of supply line to USSR mentioned. Air raid drill at Comodoro Rivadavia shown, discussed.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Sinking of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Antelope announced; possible arms supplies to Argentina from South Africa discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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