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Falkland Conflict #78414

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 31, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Great Britain's advance on Port Stanley in Falkland Island war with Argentina; details outlined. Unconfirmed reports illustrated on map. [Voice of reporter Brian HANRAHAN - comments on capture of Darwin, Goose Green, Douglas and Teal Inlet.] [Voice of reporter Mike NICHOLSON - discusses Argentine POWs.] No. believed killed in Douglas and Teal Inlet battle noted. [Voice of NICHOLSON - describes Argentine air raids and possible indications.] Britain reported denying damage to Her (His) Majesty's Ship Invincible.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Media version of events here examined; newspaper headlines shown. Role of Pucara planes described; films of Argentine forces at Port Stanley shown. For. minister Nicanor Costa Mendez noted headed for Cuba and nonaligned ntns. conference there soon; remarks of his deputy Gustavo Figueroa outlined.USSR ambassador here noted meeting with President Leopoldo Galtieri; issue of USSR military aid considered.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) President Reagan reported meeting with United Nations ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick; her apparent feud with Secretary of State Alexander Haig over United States position on Falkland Island crisis reported "Newsweek" magazine's account of argument outlined. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Serafin, Barry

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