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Falkland Conflict #524070

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 12, 1982
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(Studio) British reported advancing on Port Stanley, Falkland Island
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(London, England) British offensive against Port Stanley examined. [Defense min. John NOTT - announces Port Stanley's night attack under Admiral John Fieldhouse.] Britain's current position illustrated on map. Current situation described.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Argentina reported claiming to have sunk British frigate off Port Stanley; details given.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Pope John Paul II's visit here, despite war with Great Britain, examined; films shown. Interruption of papal bdcsts. by announcement of Port Stanley battle noted, translated. [John FOWLER - intros. self.] Fowler said wounded; alleged deaths of civilians reported General Mario Benjamin Menendez mentioned, shown. Apparent psychological preparations for port's collapse considered.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Pontiff's visit here examined; films shown. President Leopoldo Galtieri mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Keith Miller

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Hager, Robert;
Lewis, George;
Miller, Keith;
Savitch, Jessica

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