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Falkland Conflict #524131

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 16, 1982
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(Studio) Ruling junta in Argentina noted in chaos; President Leopoldo Galtieri's fear of public speech noted driving him into television studio instead. For. min. Nicanor Costa Mendez and other cabinet members said tendering their resignations.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Costa Mendenz said confirming his efforts to resign; Galtieri's televised address considered. Anti-government rioting here examined; arrival in Uruguay of wounded British troops shown, discussed.
REPORTER: George. Lewis

(Studio) Issue of Argentine POWs noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(London, England) Britain's concern for POWs ability to weather lack of shelter and food examined; assessment of situation by Admiral Sandy Woodward noted. [Voice of reporter Jeremy HANDS - describes POWs' condition.] General Jeremy Moore reported disagreeing with official British reports of situation. [Admiral John FIELDHOUSE - thinks situation is being worsened by disregard for POWs' welfare by Argentina.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Lewis, George;
Mudd, Roger

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