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Falkland Conflict #284026

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 04, 1982
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(Studio) Argentina reported sinking British ship, downing plane; Britain's air raid on Port Stanley air strip reported No. rescued from sunk Argentine cruiser noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Today's escalation of war examined; films shown. [Defense minister spokesperson Ian McDONALD - describes attack on Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield.] Details of sinking and attack on airfield examined; downing of British plane reported [PEOPLE - react to situation.] [In Parliament, voice of defense minister John NOTT - describes rescue of survivors.] Possible effect of Sheffield's loss considered. Anchor and reporter discuss British public's attitude.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Alleged British attack on Darwin and raid on Port Stanley discussed from Argentine perspective. Photos of Port Stanley shown. Interview with Argentine pilot Carlos Parona outlined. Issue of United States intelligence aid to British fleet and United States response noted. [United States embassy spokesperson Larry ESTES - asks dependents and

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:09:30

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