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Falkland Conflict #523730

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 22, 1982
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(Studio) Argentine foreign minister Nicanor Costa Mendez reported arriving in New York City for UN debate.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(New York City) Britain noted capable of vetoing an Argentine resolution vote in UN Sec. Council [Sir Anthony PARSONS - states condition for cease-fire.] Costa Mendez's meeting with Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar noted. [USSR ENVOY - blames Great Britain and United States for conflict.] Hope of eventual peace talks considered.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Pope John Paul II reported sending identical message's to both Argentina and Britain; details given.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Rome, Italy) Pontiff's call for cease-fire examined; his scheduled visit to Great Britain next week noted. [POPE - hopes for visit.] Final decision said left to British bishops.
REPORTER: Keith Miller

(Studio) European Common Mkt. noted considering renewal of economy sanctions against Argentina.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(London, England) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's handling of crisis examined in detail. [THATCHER - is fighting for the underdogs.] [Former cabinet member Norman ST. JEAN-STEVAS - describes Thatcher's personality.] Advice given her by foreign secretary Francis Pym and Home Secretary William Whitelaw recalled; earlier British demands listed on screen. [THATCHER - warns invaders.]
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Studio) Upcoming item announced.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Jamieson, Bob;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Miller, Keith;
Savitch, Jessica

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