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Commentary (Falkland Conflict) #523934

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 05, 1982
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(Studio) Number of British and Argentine losses so far in Falkland Island conflict noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Commentary concerns naval vulnerability of both nations in conflict, as well as role of missiles in situation; possible escalation of war as result considered.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Comment on United States support of Britain in conflict by Argentine ambassador to UN noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Family of Conrado Etchebarne examined as illustrating attitude here; Marcello Etchebarne, Jose Sanchez Elia quoted. [Conrado ETCHEBARNE - doesn't think United States knows what's happening.] [Bebe ETCHEBARNE - (thru translator) claims Argentina has been negotiating with England for a century.] [ETCHEBARNE - comments.] [SANCHEZ ELlA - thinks they have more of a feeling of Americanism than does US.] [Agostan ETCHEBARNE - will fight if necessary.]
REPORTER: Dan Molina

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Molina, Dan;
Mudd, Roger

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