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Falkland Conflict #283898

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 25, 1982
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(Studio) Argentina's offensive against Great Britain today in Falkland Island conflict described.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) [Defense ministry spokesperson Ian McDONALD - acknowledges attack on British ship.] Day's fighting described; map shown. [Voice of reporter Michael NICHOLSON - describes air assault.] Argentine raid on British beachhead noted. [Voice of reporter Jeremy HANDS - describes confrontation.] Photos shown. Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted restating demands in exchange for cease-fire. [In Parliament, voice of THATCHER - cites conditions for cease-fire.] Photo of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Antelope's sinking shown.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton, Artist: Richard Cole

(Studio) British ship damaged today said not a carrier; details given. Current location of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Canberra, luxury liner used as troop ship, noted; Queen Elizabeth II's whereabouts said unknown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentine version of today's events examined today's independence day celebrations considered. Films shown. President Leopoldo Galtieri's remarks mentioned. Possibility that Argentina is considering outside help in conflict cited; appearance of Tass journalist on government network here noted. Exchange of letters between Galtieri and Fidel Castro and implications discussed.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Argentina said calling for United Nations resolution demanding cease-fire; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

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

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