NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 18, 1982
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(Studio) Argentina reported claiming war with Great Britain over Falkland Island conts.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Interior minister Alfredo Saint Jean's statement on continued war quoted; formal military ceremony in which Leopoldo Galtieri stepped down as army commander and turning reins over to Cristino Nicolaides, examined. Films shown. Impact of war's course on Galtieri's political career noted. Arrival of those wounded in battle for Port Stanley noted; further POWs reported en route to Argentina. General public atmosphere here mentioned.
REPORTER: George Lewis
(London, England) [Defense minister John NOTT - wants end to all fighting; commits Britain to military force on Falkland Island] Photos of Argentine POWs boarding Her (His) Majesty's Ship Canberra shown. [Voice of reporter Jeremy HANDS - describes Canberra's departure.] Departure here of warship destined for Falklands shown.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
(Studio) Nicolaides' stance on dissenters noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(No location given) Mothers of Plaza de Mayo noted holding Nicolaides responsible for their children's disappearance. His crackdown on allegedly subversive groups and indivs. recalled; disappearance of soc. worker Monica Mig