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Falkland Conflict #523819

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 27, 1982
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(Studio) Differing accts. of British advance in Falkland Island noted coming from Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher and Argentine government; details illustrated on map.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) [In Parliament, voice of THATCHER - announces troop advance.] No. of British forces still uncommitted mentioned; current status of Atlantic Surveyor, hit by missile yesterday, described. Arrival home of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield crew shown. [Captain James Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) - praises crew.]
REPORTER: James Compton

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Argentine version of day's fighting examined in detail; films, map shown. [Air force spokesperson General Basilio LAMI DOZO - (thru translator) praises pilots.] Public reaction to news that United States is supplying equipment to British fleet noted. [PEOPLE - (thru translator) condemn United Nations as traitor.] President Leopoldo Galtieri's reaction to President Reagan's letter of congratulations on memorial day reported.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Reagan administration said confirming that United States is aiding British; details given. For. minister Nicanor Costa Mendez reported calling for United States neutrality during Organization of American States meeting today.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Organization of American States meeting and remarks of Costa Mendez and Secretary of State Alexander Haig examined; films shown. [COSTA MENDEZ - (thru translator) condemns United States as traitor.] [HAIG - calls for cease-fire.] Implications of Haig's remarks considered.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Organization of American States draft resolution calling on United States to halt aid to England and for Britain to desist military actions mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

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

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