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Falkland Conflict #284087

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 07, 1982
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(Studio) Great Britain reported expanding war zone around Falkland Island; details given of current status of diplomatic efforts to end conflict.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Britain's widening of war zone discussed. [Defense spokesperson Ian McDONALD - warns Argentina against further military action.] Britain's continue military preparations described; films shown. Issue of possible British assault on Falklands discussed; refurbishing of Queen Elizabeth II ocean liner examined. Pol. boost to Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's Conservative party in this week's local elecs. noted; results of public opinion polls outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Argentina's response to Britain's expanded war zone quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentine military interpretation of Britain's expanded blockade examined; media blackout on subject noted. Photos of Falkland Island airfield shown, discussed; arrival of ships bearing survivors of General Belgrano's sinking shown. Belgrano commander Hector Bonzo's account of sinking noted. [BONZO - speaks in Spanish.] Funerals for victims described.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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