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Falkland Conflict #284119

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 09, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(London, England) British assault on Argentine vessels in Falkland Island area examined. [Aboard Her (His) Majesty's Ship Hermes, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) reporter Brian HANRAHAN - describes today's fighting.] Details of attack on Argentine army helicopter outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Differing versions of incident involving fishing vessel by Argentina and Britain described.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) [For. minister Nicanor COSTA MENDEZ - claims Argentina is willing to negotiate compromise.] Apparent softening of Argentine position discussed; public support for war effort examined; Venezuela and Peru said vol. to aid Argentina. Details given.

(Studio) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's spokesperson quoted with regard to Argentine willingness to talk; European Common Mkt. mins. said delaying decision on expansion of economy sanctions against Argentina. Details given. Destruction of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield recalled.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Sheffield, England) [Bernie SMITH - recalls trip on Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield.] Photos shown. Reaction here to ship's sinking examined. [Pub owner Frederick HOWE - recalls crew.] [Mayor's secretary Collin STRAW - laments loss.] [Reverend Frank CURTIS - eulogizes victims.]
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Dean, Morton;
Fenton, Tom;
Simon, Bob;
Teichner, Martha

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