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Argentina / Government Collapse /Falkland War #284272

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 17, 1982
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(Studio) Argentine President Leopoldo Galtieri reported ousted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) General Cristino Nicolaides said succeeding Galtieri as army commander, with current interior minister Alfredo Saint Jean acting as interim president; navy commander Jorge Isaac Anaya and air force commander Basilio Lami Dozo noted among those selecting new president For. minister Nicanor Costa Mendez said leading candidate for appointed to cabinet and possible presidency. Current political atmosphere summarized.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) Britain's concern for large number of Argentine POWs suffering from injuries and exposure noted; photos shown. [Voice of reporter Michael NICHOLSON - describes POWs rampage today.] Fate of prisoners, incl. officers, outlined. Continue recuperation of Sir Galahad's crew and other injured British troops noted; films shown. For. Min. Margaret Thatcher's showing in Gallup poll discussed. [In Parliament, voice of Enoch POWELL - praises Thatcher.]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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