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Falkland Conflict #523936

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 06, 1982
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(Studio) Britain's and Argentina's commitment to military solution of Falkland Island conflict noted; peace proposal of United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar outlined on screen, discussed. Loss of 2 British planes mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) Loss of Harrier jump jets examined; films shown. [Defense spokesperson Ian McDONALD - notes poor weather, announces loss of planes.] Continue military preparations on Ascension Island mentioned; Britain's rejection of United Nations peace plan reported For. secretary Francis Pym quoted, shown. [In Parliament, voice of Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - rejects Argentine ploy.]
REPORTER: James Compton

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) For. secretary Nicanor Costa Mendez reported claiming Argentina has accepted United Nations peace proposal. [Defense minister Amadeo FRUGOLI - (thru translator) notes importance of sovereignty issue.] [British CITIZENS - note their dilemma.]
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) President Reagan's dismissal of concern that war will involve United States confrontation with USSR noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Impact of loss of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield on Portsmouth and Isle of Wight noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(S. England) Atmosphere here examined; death of Andrew Swallow noted. [MOTHER - is proud of son.] [John LOVE - reacts to Swallow's death.] Region's commitment to sea noted.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

Reporter(s):
Bittermann, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom;
Compton, James;
Mudd, Roger;
Valeriani, Richard
Duration:
00:05:50

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