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Falkland Conflict #523574

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 15, 1982
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(Studio) Latest British assault in Falkland Island conflict, on Pebble Island, discussed.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(London, England) Britain's raid examined; pre-raid film of region shown. [Defense ministry spokesperson John WRIGHT - comments on invasion.] Implication of raid considered. Return of ambs. Nicholas Henderson and Anthony Parsons noted. [PARSONS - doesn't want to set deadline for conflict's resolution.] [For. secretary Francis PYM - notes choice is with Argentina.] European Common Mkt. decision to renew economy sanctions against Argentina said postponed; details given. Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and President Francois Mitterrand noted publicly expressing their support of Great Britain.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar said feeling next Wednesday will be decisive to peace effort; President Leopoldo Galtieri's commitment to battle, stated in Mexican interview, noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Anti-British sentiment here examined; films shown. For. minister Nicanor Costa Mendez's lack of optimism in diplomacy noted. Role of geography of island in possible British raid examined.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

Bittermann, Jim;
Delaney, Steve;
Savitch, Jessica

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