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Falkland Conflict #78610

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 15, 1982
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(Studio) Surrender of Argentina in Falkland Island war with Great Britain rptd,
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Anti-government demonstrations here examined; President Leopoldo Galtieri noted not appearing for scheduled address to nation due to anti-government rally. Newspaper noted blaming defeat on United States aid to Britain; for minister Nicanor Costa Mendez said only government official publicly acknowledging surrender; crowd's assault on American camera crew described, shown. Implications of surrender for government's survivability considered.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Atmosphere here over surrender described; Prime Min Margaret Thatcher quoted. [Voice of reporter Brian HANRAHAN - describes cease-fire, surrender.] General Mario Menendez noted surrendering all troops on E. and West Falklands. [Voice of General Jeremy MOORE - reads official statement.] [Reporter Robert FOX - describes islanders' reactions to Moore's victory.] Photos shown. [Voice of reporter Max HASTINGS - describes scene in Port Stanley.] No. of POWs outlined. [Defense secretary John NOTT - notes condition of POWs.] Ofrs. and cmdrs. said being held hostage until Argentine junta agrees to lasting peace. [In Parliament, voice of Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - praises British troops.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Press, Reagan's remarks on surrender reported Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Serafin, Barry

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