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Falkland Conflict #284131

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 01, 1982
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(Studio) British said in position for final assault on Port Stanley, Falkland Island
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) British forces reported controlling area around Port Stanley; details illustrated on map. Argentine death toll in battle for Goose Green and Darwin noted affecting projected death toll in battle for Port Stanley. [Voice of reporter Jeremy HANDS - describes Argentine forces taken prisoner at Goose Green.] [Voice of reporter Michael NICHOLSON - describes Goose Greenpile of napalm.] Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher said urged to be magnanimous; details given. Apparent public support for her handling of crisis mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Preparations here for Port Stanley battle examined; films shown. Port Stanley commander quoted; Argentine claims of British damage outlined on screen. For. minister Nicanor Costa Mendez reported leaving for Havana, Cuba, for meeting with nonaligned ntns.; irony of trip explained.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig and United Nations ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick reported feuding over each other's handling of Falkland Island war; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Dean, Morton;
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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