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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 08, 1982
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(Studio) Questions with regard to success of British blockade so far from home noted. Blockade declaration said to have stirred war feelings in Argentina.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Strength of Argentina forces noted; scenes shown. Argentine positions said being fortified in Falklands. Civil defense mtgs. said being called throughout south part of nation Blackout drills noted. Reserves noted called up. [Argentine foreign minister Nicanor COSTA MENDEZ - comments.] [United States Ambassador Harry SHLAUDEMAN - is hopeful.] Pro-government demonstrators shown. Climate for negotiations said better due to United States involvement.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd

(Studio) Due to crowded conditions on aircraft carrier Hermes, forces on that ship said paid premium wage.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Lloyd, Robin

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