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Falkland Conflict #284256

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 16, 1982
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(Studio) Major General Jeremy Moore's assessment of Argentine troops outlined; Argentine officers reported shooting troops in both feet to prevent their leaving the trenches.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Arrival in Uruguay of injured British troops en route home shown; film earlier in week of Argentine forces on Falkland Island narrated; efforts of International Red Cross to minimize carnage among civilians noted.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Change in ruling military junta said expected in matter of days; details given. President Leopoldo Galtieri said possibly replaced by junta-appointed civilian. Simultaneous mtgs. with their aids of Galtieri, navy commander Jorge Anaya and air force commander Basilio Lami Dozo noted. Anti-government sentiment here described. REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Problems faced by Great Britain with large number of Argentine POWs examined; photos shown. Surrender document signed by General Mario Menendez shown. Role of Argentina in delayed repatriation of POWs discussed. [Admiral Sir John FIELDHOUSE - notes humanitarian aspect of situation and Argentina's refusal to assist with their return.] No. POWs believed held mentioned. [Voice of reporter Michael NICHOLSON - notes concern for POWs welfare in winter weather.] Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher said informed that senior officers will continue to be held as prisoners until junta agrees to end south Atlantic military action.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Engberg, Eric;
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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