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Falkland Conflict #523799

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 26, 1982
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(Studio) Heavy fighting reported occurring around British beachhead in Falkland Island, Pope John Paul II noted announcing Argentine visit to follow upcoming trip to England; and United Nations Sec. Council said directing Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar to resume peace negotiations. [PEREZ de CUELLAR - doesn't anticipate success.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) Britain's loss of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield, Ardent, Antelope, Coventry and Atlantic Conveyor noted. [In Parliament, Defense Min. John NOTT - describes size of British task force.] [Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - restates commitment to battle.]
REPORTER: James Compton

(Studio) Pope John Paul II said visiting Argentina following British trip; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) [Monsignor Achille SILVESTRINI - (thru translator) explains arrangement of Argentine trip for pontiff.] His mtg. with President Leopoldo Galtieri noted, shown. Argentine version of yesterday's events outlined.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Upcoming item announced.

Brokaw, Tom;
Compton, James;
Delaney, Steve;
Mudd, Roger

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