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Falkland Conflict #523976

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 08, 1982
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(Studio) Continue military preparations by Great Britain and Argentina in Falkland conflict discussed.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(London, England) Continue military build-up, include refitting of Queen Elizabeth II luxury liner, discussed; films shown. [Defense minister Ian McDONALD - notes task force's continuing patrol of war zone.] London "Times" editorial quoted; reaction to conflict by Archbishop Robert Runcie outlined.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Studio) Possible diplomatic success of United Nations considered.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(New York City) Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar noted continuing negotiations with both sides; details of United Nations proposal outlined. Argentine deputy for. minister Enrique Ros noted not directly acknowledging negotiations. [British ambassador Sir Anthony PARSONS - thinks negotiations are moving.] Lack of compromise noted.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Chgs. of intransigence noted lodged against Argentinians.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) For. minister Nicanor Costa Mendez, the most visible government official, noted as powerful as ruling junta; poor government decisions discussed. Rumor of demonstration at United States embassy noted false.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Argentine film of Falklands Island shown, narrated. Boost often given econs. of waring ntns. noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(London, England) War costs for England so far examined; details outlined on screen. [Labor party spokesperson John GILBERT - notes econs. of war.]
REPORTER: Fred Francis

Delaney, Steve;
Francis, Fred;
Jamieson, Bob;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Savitch, Jessica

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