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210 Reports 1982; Falklands War; news of ceasefire; other reports

Title
210 Reports 1982; Falklands War; news of ceasefire; other reports
Transmission details
15 Jun 1982 at 13:00
Description
Track 1- Report on the final surrender of Argentine troops on the Falklands Islands. News about the ceasefire. Track 2- Interview by telephone with Kim Sabido, a voice reporter talking about the situation on the Falklands Islands and about the fall of Port Stanley. Track 3- More reports by telephone with Kim Sabido, a voice reporter talking about the last battles around Port Stanley. Track 4- A speech made by the Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher announcing ceasefire on Falklands Islands to the House of Commons at 22:12 hs. on 14.06.1982. This is her speech: A ceasefire has been agreed on the Falklands. The Prime Minister says British troops have been ordered not to fire, except in self defence. Talks are going on between British and Argentine military commanders about a permanent ceasefire. Mrs. Thatcher left Downing Street to make the announcement personally in the House of Commons a few minutes ago. Her statement followed reports that the Argentine commander on the Falklands, General Menendez had met Britain’s Major General Jeremy Moore in Port Stanley this afternoon, and had then flown for talks with the military junta in Buenos Aires. The military high command in Buenos Aires says the ceasefire will last untill two o clock tomorrow afternoon, but there are hopes in Whitehall that there will be a full surrender sortly. This is how Mrs. Thatcher broke the news to the House of Commons just after ten o clock tonight. [Box 5]
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Duration
00:20:39
Notes
Excerpts from reel; hum on tape. CD tracked per cue sheet.
Production company
Radio 210
Extent
1 tape

Credits

Reporter
Phil Coope; Chris Hall
Presenter
Phil Coope; Chris Hall
Interviewees
Kim Sabido

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