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Falkland Conflict #284189

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 12, 1982
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(Studio) Battle over Port Stanley reported beginning as Pope John Paul II began outdoor Mass on mainland.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) British confirmation of battle noted. [Defense secretary John NOTT - announces commander in chief Admiral John Fieldhouse's description of offensive.] Specifies of today's information considered.
REPORTER: John Blackstone

(Studio) British confirmation of attacks noted following Argentine reports.; details of attack given, illustrated on map. Issue of Israeli, and Iraqi-supplied -weapons to Argentina considered. Susan Whitley and an island native said allegedly killed; Whitley thought wife of Steve Whitley, director of education on Falkland Island Details examined.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Bueiios Aires, Argentina) Pope John Paul II's visit here examined in detail; films shown. Papal remarks quoted. Implications for Pontiff's planned Polisn trip this summer considered.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(Studio) President Leopoldo Galtieri reported telephoning Falkland commander as Pope leaving for Rome; details given.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Blackstone, John;
Roth, Richard;
Schieffer, Bob

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