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Falkland Conflict #78637

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 16, 1982
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(Studio) Anti-government rioting in Argentina following its surrender in Falkland Island war said not repeated today.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Current atmosphere here described; issue of junta's longevity considered. President Leopoldo Galtieri's broadcast remarks noted; foreign minister Nicanor Costa Mendez said allegedly offering his resignation along with interior minister Alfredo Saint Jean; details given.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Disparity between Admiral Sandy Woodward and General Jeremy Moore over number of Argentine POWs on Falkland Island discussed; photos, films shown. [Voice of reporter Michael NICHOLSON - notes Britain's concern for POWs welfare in winter weather.] British reported acknowledging Argentine use of Exocet missiles as well as missile attack on ship earlier in week; details given. General Mario Menendez's altering of formal surrender document shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) Cost of war in human life and equipment examined; casualties compared on screen with those in North Ireland. [MAN - hopes intl. respect has been gained.] Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's promise to cut taxes noted possibly impossible at this point.

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
Reynolds, Frank;
Serafin, Barry

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