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Argentina / Government Collapse / Falkland War #524148

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 17, 1982
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(Studio) Argentine President Leopoldo Galtieri reported ousted from office; his role in Falkland Island war recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Galtieri's ouster, preceded by anti-government violence, examined; General Cristino Nicolaides said replacing him as military commander with interior minister Alfredo Saint Jean acting as interim president Possibility that air force commander General Basilio Lami Dozo will assume presidency considered. Reagan administration's perception of Lami Dozo and Nicolaides outlined.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's announcement of latest POWs figs. arising from Port Stanley rout and her allegations of indifference by Argentine to POWs plight noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(London, England) Efforts to repatriate POWs on Her (His) Majesty's Ship Canberra and Norland examined; films shown. [Voice of reporter Michael NICHOLSON - describes small riot.] Public support for Thatcher noted. [In Parliament, voice of THATCHER - claims Argentina has not yet agreed safe conduct to repatriate POWs.] Celebration here by Falklanders, include Governor Rex Hunt, shown.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Argentine officers reported shooting troops in feet to prevent their surrender.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

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

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