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Falkland Conflict #284100

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 08, 1982
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(Studio) Argentina reported bracing for major British attack; details given. Photos of ship General Belgrano, sunk last week, shown, described; concerns here explained.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Incrd. military preparations along Argentine coast line examined; films shown. Officials here noted feeling Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher wants to avoid major battle. Concern over incrd. United States involvement in war discussed; possible impact on relations with United States considered.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) [Defense minister spokesperson Ian McDONALD - notes lack of operational contacts recently.] Continue military build-up on Ascension Island described; photos shown. Govt. sources said denying any deadline for negotiations; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Assessment of United Nations discussions by British representative noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Fenton, Tom;
Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob

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