CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 05, 1982
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(Studio) Argentina and Great Britain said calling for resumption of peace negotiations in Falkland Island conflict; destruction of British destroyer Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Buenos Aires, Argentina) For. minister Nicanor Costa Mendez noted remarking on continuing negotiations. [Brazilian ambassador Carlos DUARTE da ROCHA - thinks situation is favorable for cease-fire.] Pro-government demonstrations mentioned, shown. Arrival home of survivors of sunken General Belgrano noted; possible course of Belgrano prior to sinking considered. Photos shown. Apparent impact of British bombing of Falkland Island airstrip and possibility of standoff developing considered.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(London, England) Impact of Sheffield's loss here examined. [In Parliament, voice of foreign secretary Francis PYM - notes continual efforts to reach cease-fire.] [Voice of defense minister John NOTT - comments on loss of Sheffield.] Details of French missile that damaged Sheffield given. Presence of Argentine submarines in British blockade zone reported.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
(Studio) [Aboard Her (His) Majesty's Ship Hermes, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) reporter Brian HANRAHAN - describes destruction of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield.] Devaluation of Argentine peso and anticipated economy measures reported; impact of war on British pound described.
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