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Falkland Conflict #523861

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 03, 1982
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(Studio) Britain reported apparently sinking Argentine cruiser, General Belgrano; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Belgrano's history, include survival of Pearl Harbor attack, noted; films shown. Official reaction here, include omission of possible attack on other Argentine ships, examined. Media accts. of incidents detailed.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(London, England) Role of submarines in Britain's task force, include sinking of General Belgrano, examined; apparent Argentine attack on helicopters and retaliatory sinking of patrol boat reported [Defense secretary John NOTT - will continue military pressure on Argentina.] [Voice of BBS correspondent Brian HANRAHAN - anticipates invasion based on preparations underway.] Govt. requisition of Queen Elizabeth II luxury liner as troop ship described; Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted meeting with war cabinet tomorrow. Return of foreign secretary Francis Pym from US talks mentioned.
REPORTER: James Compton

(Studio) Pym's remarks at United Nations with regard to crisis quoted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Possibility of Argentina's limited use of bombed Port Stanley airfield considered.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Role of weather in conflict examined. [Courtesy "Today", former CIA director Stansfield TURNER - notes pressure on Argentina.] Possible US aid to Great Britain considered.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) International Cricket Conf. said asking Argentina not to attend summer conference in Great Britain.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Compton, James;
Lewis, George;
Mudd, Roger;
Valeriani, Richard
Duration:
00:06:40

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