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Falkland Conflict #523469

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 10, 1982
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(Studio) Great Britain reported continuing to shell Falkland Island as Argentina drops demand for sovereignty as negotiating point.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Shift on Argentine position examined; anticipated British assault on island noted. Argentine film of initial British attack on Port Stanley examined.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Fidel Castro noted anticipating United States-Britain invasion of Falkland; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) British description of today's fighting outlined; location of refitted luxury liner Canberra noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(London, England) Launching of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Liverpool, designed to replace HMS Sheffield, discussed; films shown. Departure of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Bristol considered; probability of invasion of Falkland Island themselves cited. [Institution for For. Affairs spokesperson David WATT - says invasion will occur soon.] [Defense minister spokesperson Ian McDONALD - describes seizure of Argentine intelligence vessel.] For. minister Francis Pym's analysis of diplomatic situation outlined.
REPORTER: James Compton

(Studio) United States intelligence expert's expectation of British attack on mainland should it invade Falkland Island considered.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Brokaw, Tom;
Compton, James;
Mudd, Roger;
Valeriani, Richard

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