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Falkland Conflict #523693

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 20, 1982
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(Studio) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher reported giving army go-ahead in Falkland Island conflict.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) [In Parliament, voice of THATCHER - doesn't believe Argentina is seriously negotiating.] Latest peace proposal outlined on screen, discussed. [Voice of opposition leader Michael FOOT - criticizes Thatcher's dismissal of negotiations.] Parliament show of support for government's action in crisis noted.
REPORTER: James Compton

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) For. minister Nicanor Costa Mendez reported arranging ntnwide. news conference tomorrow in which he's expected to respond to Thatcher; tactics possibly used by British examined.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Downing of British helicopter near Chile discussed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Reagan administration's response to situation noted; crisis management group headed by Vice President George Bush said now called special situation group.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(New York City) [UN Secretary General Javier PEREZ de CUELLAR - thinks talks are still feasible.] [Sir Anthony PARSONS - thinks situation is worse than Perez de Cuellar thinks.] British government-position paper's interpretation of events outlined. [PARSONS - hopes talks are still alive.] Implications of official statements considered.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

Brokaw, Tom;
Compton, James;
Delaney, Steve;
McLaughlin, Bill

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