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Falkland Conflict #78340

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 27, 1982
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(Studio) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher reported announcing British advances in Falkland Island war; Organization of American States noted denouncing United States as well as Great Britain during meeting today.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Argentina reported accusing United States of violating its treaty obligations.. [For. minister Nicanor COSTA MENDEZ - (thru translator) condemns United States aid to Britain.] Argentine resolution, with support of Venezuela and Peru, outlined on screen. [Secretary of State Alexander HAIG - defs. United States policy.] Probability of new arms race in region, with Argentina trying to obtain nuclear capabilities, noted; USSR role in region considered. Cuba and Brazil mentioned.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) [In Parliament, voice of Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - claims land forces are advancing.] Current status of British holdings and possible raids considered in detail; situation faced by Atlantic Conveyor, bombed recently, described. Role of Argentina's Exocet missiles considered; return of Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield survivors shown, discussed. [SURVIVOR - recalls sinking.] [Family MBRS. - comment.] Argentine survivors and crew of ship shown, described.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Alleged fighting around San Carlos reported; government version of events today outlined. Film allegedly of Port Stanley shown, discussed. Air force General Basilio Lami Dozo's praise for air force outlined; President Leopoldo Galtieri's recent visit to Comodoro Rivadavia shown, reported Galtieri's response to letter from President Reagan quoted.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Extent of United States aid to Great Britain examined in detail.
REPORTER: John McWethy

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Reporter(s):
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Serafin, Barry
Duration:
00:09:30

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