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Falkland Conflict #284012

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 31, 1982
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(Studio) Fighting between Argentina and Great Britain over Port Stanley in Falkland Island war reported; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) British advance on Port Stanley illustrated on map. [Voice of reporter Brian HANRAHAN - describes fighting.] [Port Stanley RESIDENT - anticipates conflict; remarks transcribed on screen.] Apparent ineffectiveness of Argentine air force described. [Voice of reporter Michael NICHOLSON - notes lack of information given Argentine pilots.] HMS Hermes mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentine account of damage inflicted on HMS Invincible examined; junta air force chief noted wavering on issue. Newspaper headlines shown, translated. Mil. control of nation's TV channels explained; fall of Goose Green and Darwin mentioned.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) British defense minister reported announcing sinking of Atlantic Conveyor; recent attack on the ship recalled. Min.'s claim of Argentine versus British casualties mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Dean, Morton;
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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