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Falkland Islands Conflict #523758

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 24, 1982
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(Studio) Current status of Falkland Island war between Great Britain and Argentina over Falkland Island noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) British version of today's military action examined. [Voice of defense minister John NOTT - announces sinking of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Antelope. [With task force, voice of reporter Mike NICHOLSON - describes battle.] Argentine offensive described. [In Parliament, voice of NOTT - comments on battle.] Latest photos of British beachhead shown. Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's response to Pope John Paul II's call for cease-fire noted; foreign minister Francis Pym noted continuing efforts to extend Common Mkt. sanctions against Argentina; his apparent success noted. Memorial service for soldiers killed in conflict mentioned.
REPORTER: James Compton

(Studio) Confirmation of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Antelope's sinking noted; Argentine version of events against Her (His) Majesty's Ship Canberra and other British ships and planes outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentine version of war examined in detail; civil defense exercises in Comodoro Rivadavia noted. Efforts of commerce secretary Roberto Alemann to block imports from Eur. Econ. Community ntns. except for Italy and Ireland considered. Incr. in ship insurance rates for all vessels calling at Argentine ports discussed.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) British and Argentine claims of losses compared on screen; Pope John Paul's upcoming visit to Britain mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Compton, James;
Delaney, Steve

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