NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 25, 1982
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(Studio) Current status of Falkland Island war between Great Britain and Argentina noted; foreign minister Nicanor Costa Mendez said proposing cease-fire at UN.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(New York City) Continue United Nations Sec. Council debate over war examined. [COSTA MENDEZ - (thru translator) criticizes England; calls for cease-fire and resumption of peace talks.] Implications of his remarks considered; reaction of Sir Anthony Parsons noted. [PARSONS - calls for Argentine retreat.] Resolution offered by Ireland outlined.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin
(Studio) British and Argentine claims compared.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(London, England) Argentine offensive today described. [Defense ministry spokesperson James McDONALD - announces damage to ship.] [Voice of reporter Michael NICHOLSON - describes air raid.] No. of war ships lost by Britain, include today's sinking of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Antelope, mentioned. [Voice of Brian HANRAHAN - describes Antelope's sinking.] Antiaircraft weapons said diverted from NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bases in Germany; clarification of today's report considered.
REPORTER: James Compton
(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Nation noted celebrating independence day; President Leopoldo Galtieri's role in celebration mentioned. [Interior min. Alfredo ST. JEAN - (thru translator) claims Argentina is winning.] Lack of public information on fighting discussed.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney
(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig said urging British not to totally crush Argentines; details given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
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