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Falkland Conflict #524473

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 06, 1982
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(Studio) Argentine and British accts. of current status of Falkland Island war outlined.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(London, England) Conversion of liner Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) into troop ship noted; photos shown. [Voice of reporter Michael NICHOLSON - describes advance.] Film of Port Stanley prior to invasion shown. [Voice of Commander Major General Jeremy MOORE - won't be rushed into assault.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig reported reiterating United States support for British moves in Falklands; United States vote switch in United Nations and ensuing embarrassment recalled.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Versailles, France) [Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - claims US-Anglo relations are good.] Haig's efforts to smooth over situation noted. [Courtesy CBS "Face the Nation", Chief of Staff James BAKER - considers it communications snafu.] [Courtesy "Meet the Press", United Nations ambassador Jeane KIRKPATRICK - notes difficulty in communicating lengthy distances.] Haig's praise of President Reagan's performance here noted.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Hager, Robert;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Savitch, Jessica

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