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Falkland Conflict #523593

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 16, 1982
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(Studio) Great Britain said rpting. attack on Argentine ships by Harrier jets. Argentina reported claiming attacks repelled, with no damage. Conflicting reports of this and other incidents noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Aboard Her (His) Majesty's Ship Hermes) Reporter gives account of air attack on Argentine ships.

(Studio) London reported believing this will be crucial week in conflict.
REPORTER: Brian Hanrahan

(London, England) United Nations peace initiative said not thought to succeed. Scenes at Checkers, wkend. home of Margaret Thatcher, shown. Cabinet mtg. there reported.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Studio) Delay of European Common Mkt. decision with regard to whether to continuation sanctions against Argentina interpreted as bad news for British.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Luxembourg) Common Mkt. meeting reported Disagreement with regard to continuation of sanctions reported [British foreign secretary Francis PYM - thinks action quite normal.] Pym and Alexander Haig shown meeting
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) Situation said growing more tense.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Reporter gives overview of situation. [On April 5, Margaret THATCHER - speaks of success in throwing Argentine troops off Falklands.] [Last night, Leopoldo GALTIERI - will lose thousands, if necessary, to save Argentine pride.] Misinterpretation of one nation by the other noted. National pride and political success of leaders said at stake.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Pope John Paul II reported saying Falkland Islands crisis jeopardizes planned visit to England later this month. Pope shown speaking in Vatican Square.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Delaney, Steve;
Hanrahan, Brian;
Jamieson, Bob;
Kalb, Bernard;
Savitch, Jessica

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