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Falkland Conflict #78506

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 09, 1982
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(Studio) Britain reported renewing bombardment of Argentine-occupied Falkland Island; continuing diplomatic efforts at United Nations noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Reaction here to British attacks examined; government's claim that fishing boat was sunk by British quoted on screen. [Former boat owner Mario PARODI - as a sailor, he is ashamed.] Films of Argentine troops on Falkland/Malvinas Island shown, described.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(London, England) Govt. here said denying rumors of Falkland invasion. [Defense spokesperson Ian McDONALD - describes today's assault; denies attack on survivors.] Apparent lack of possible diplomatic solution noted.
REPORTER: Mike McCourt

(Studio) Continue United Nations efforts to arrive at diplomatic settlement noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(New York City) Mtg. between Argentine negotiators and United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar noted. [Argentine deputy foreign minister Enrique ROS - notes implications of his presence.] Later meeting with British ambassador Sir Anthony Parsons noted; apparent status of British outlined on screen. [Courtesy "Face the Nation", Argentine foreign minister Nicanor COSTA MENDEZ - states Argentina's latest position.] [Courtesy "This Wk. with David Brinkley", British ambassador Sir Nicholas HENDERSON - claims Argentina has cut off diplomatic efforts.] Issue of British invasion considered.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

(Studio) Opposition labor leader Michael Foot's warning to Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher regarding any invasion of Falklands noted; results of latest public opinion poll noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
McCourt, Mike;
Smith, Jack;
Vanocur, Sander

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