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Falkland Crisis #523450

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 09, 1982
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(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig's efforts to short-circuit anticipated conflict between England and Argentina over the latter's invasion of Falkland Island noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) Departure of luxury liner Canberra, refitted as troop ship, for Falkland Island noted; films shown. Britain's capability of supporting war zone around island examined.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Atmosphere here over crisis examined; films shown. [For. minister Nicanor COSTA MENDEZ - comments on negotiations.] President Leopoldo Galtieri's mtgs. on issue mentioned; possible motive for invasion's timing considered.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) State Department said warning United States to avoid war zone; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Admiral Elmo Zumwalt's assessment of British naval strength reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Strengths and weaknesses of British and Argentine navies examined; films shown. [Defense analyst Norman POLMAR - assesses British navy.] Possible outcome of early show of British superiority noted.
REPORTER: George Lewis, Artist: John Gribbin

(Studio) Common Mkt. said banning arms sales to Argentina; details given.

Brokaw, Tom;
Delaney, Steve;
Lewis,, George;
Mudd, Roger;
Valeriani, Richard

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