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Falkland Conflict #284065

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 06, 1982
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(Studio) Great Britain and Argentina, remaining open to negotiated settlement of Falkland Island conflict, said maintaining military readiness.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Loss of British jet fighters in blockade zone reported [Defense ministry spokesperson Ian McDONALD - announces loss of Harrier jump jets.] Large number of Harriers said en route to war area. Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted warning House of Commons of possible intensification of military action. [Voice of THATCHER - claims military activities must continue] Official death toll from Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield noted. [Jill SWALLOW - notes confusion in recing. word of son's fate.] Anticipated landing on Falklands discussed; Argentine navy reported staying clear of blockade zone.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Collapse of Peru's peace efforts described; issue of sovereignty considered.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentine approach to diplomatic efforts discussed. [Defense minister Amadeo FRUGOLI - (thru translator) claims sovereignty is only issue preventing settlement.] For. minister Nicanor Costa Mendez mentioned, shown. War economy here taking here described.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) United Nations peace proposal outlined on screen, discussed; President Reagan said dismissing possibility of conflict escalating into super power confrontation. Details given. Role of United States and USSR in conflict outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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