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Falkland Conflict #523919

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 05, 1982
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(Studio) Great Britain and Argentina reported considering cease-fire proposals; plan said submitted to United Nations Sec. General Javier Perez de Cuellar by United States and Peru.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) [Voice of foreign minister Francis PYM - notes his continuing negotiating efforts with Secretary of State Alexander Haig.] Destruction of HMS Sheffield discussed; death toll so far noted. [Survivors' WIVES - comment on psychological toll.] [MAN - thinks Argentina's shore bases need to be destroyed.] Anti-war demonstration here mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: James Compton

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Briefing of foreign ambs. here with regard to Haig's unacceptability as mediator noted. [For. minister Nicanor COSTA MENDEZ - explains Haig's loss of role.] Costa Mendez's preparation for United Nations Sec. Council meeting mentioned. Boost to military here of Sheffield's loss noted; arrival of General Belgrano survivors shown, described.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Devaluation of Argentine peso due to war reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Haig's revived role as mediator examined; main pts. of United States proposal outlined on screen, discussed. Haig's efforts with Pym, Perez de Cuellar and Peruvian President Fernando Belaunde noted. [HAIG - declines comment; notes President Reagan's support of diplomatic solution.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Apparent roles of Haig and Belaunde described.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Brokaw, Tom;
Compton, James;
Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger;
Valeriani, Richard

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