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Falkland Conflict #523741

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 23, 1982
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(Studio) British said seeking unconditional surrender from Argentina in current Falkland Island conflict.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(London, England) British perception of events examined; photos of landing force shown, described. [From Port San Carlos, voice of reporter Robert FOX - describes assault.] [Defense minister spokesperson Ian McDONALD - describes Argentine losses.] [Courtesy "This Wk. with David Brinkley", for. minister Francis PYM - thinks Falklands will be repossessed by British through force.] Anti-war demonstration here shown, discussed. [DEMONSTRATORS - argue point.] Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's commitment to issue noted.
REPORTER: James Compton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) For. minister Nicanor Costa Mendez's account of fighting outlined. [COSTA MENDEZ - denies British account of invasion.] British perception of Argentine account explained.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Basic strategy of British forces outlined.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) [Stansfield TURNER - discusses crisis.] Turner's assessment of mil. tactics outlined. [TURNER - conts. discussion.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) President Leopoldo Galtieri's response to Pope John Paul II's call for peace noted. Upcoming item announced.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Compton, James;
Delaney, Steve;
Hager, Robert;
Savitch, Jessica

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