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Falkland Conflict #284331

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 02, 1982
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(Studio) Preparations of British and Argentines for battle of Port Stanley described; map shown. United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar's pessimistic outlook noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's call for immediate Argentine withdrawal noted. [THATCHER - restates her position.] Findings of public opinion poll on support for Thatcher's handling of crisis mentioned. Photos of British takeover of Goose Green shown. [Voice of reporter Brian HANRAHAN - describes accident killing POWs.] Battle for Port Stanley discussed.
REPORTER: John Blackstone

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Arrival in Montevideo, Uruguay of wounded British and captured Argentines featured; films shown. Buenos Aires Mass for slain soldiers noted. Consideration given major parachute assault from mainland cited. [For. minister Gustavo FIGUEROA - thinks British believe more in war than in negotiations.] Cuban meeting of nonaligned ntns. mentioned. Films of Port Stanley under British air attack shown.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Blackstone, John;
Dean, Morton;
Rather, Dan

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