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WOOLLY AL WALKS THE KITTY BACK, Television Documentary Archive

(Falklands War) 1982, 1991-1992

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WOOLLYAL 1 Video of the television documentary Woolly Al walks the kitty back, 1992


WOOLLYAL 1

1992

One VHS (Vertical Helix Scan) video cassette of the BBC Timewatch documentary broadcast on BBC2, 11 Mar 1992, entitled Woolly Al walks the kitty back, examining the diplomatic efforts to prevent the Falkland Islands conflict in 1982.


WOOLLYAL 2 Transcript of the television documentary Woolly Al walks the kitty back, 1991


WOOLLYAL 2/1

1991

Typescript transcript of Brian Lapping Associates Timewatch television documentary entitled 'Woolly Al walks the kitty back', 1991, including extracts from interviews with Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982; Brig Gen Basilio Lami-Dozo, Commander-in-Chief, Argentine Air Force, and member of the ruling Military Junta, 1982; Ambassador Gustavo Figueroa, First Secretary, Argentine Foreign Ministry, 1982; Sir (John) Nicholas Henderson, British Ambassador the US, 1979-1982; James M Rentschler, US Special Advisor to US President Ronald Wilson Reagan, and National Security Council Western European Department, 1982; R Adm Roberto Moya, Chief of the Argentine Military Household, and Naval member of the Malvinas Working Group, 1982; Dr Nicanor Costa Méndez, Argentine Minister for Foreign Affairs, 1982; Dr Jeane Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, 1981-1985; Caspar Willard Weinberger, US Secretary of Defense, 1981-1987; Rt Hon Sir John William Frederic Nott, Secretary of State for Defence, 1981-1983; Gen Vernon Anthony Walters, US Ambassador-at-large, 1981-1985; Francis Leslie Pym, Baron Pym of Sandy, Bedfordshire, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 1982-1983; Rt Hon Cecil Edward Parkinson, Paymaster General and Chairman of the Conservative Party, 1981-1983, and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1982-1983; AF Terence Thornton Lewin, Baron Lewin of Greenwich in Greater London, Chief of the Defence Staff, 1979-1982; and Thomas Enders, Assistant Secretary of State for Latin American Affairs, US State Department, 1982. 50 pp


WOOLLYAL 3 Complete interview transcripts, Argentina, 1982, 1991


WOOLLYAL 3/1

1982 May 1

Typescript transcript of a telephone conversation between Lt Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, 1981-1982, and Dr Terry Fernando Belaúnde, President of Peru, 1 May 1982, relating to the Falkland Islands crisis and the discussion of peace initiatives between Belaúnde, the Argentine Military Junta, Rt Hon Francis Leslie Pym, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, and Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, Apr-May 1982. 2pp


WOOLLYAL 3/2

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Wenceslao Bunge, Argentine industrialist and unofficial diplomatic representative of the Argentine Air Force, 1982, relating to the dinner at the Argentine Embassy, Washington DC, 2 Apr 1982, hosted by Esteban Takacs, Argentine Ambassador to the US, in honour of Dr Jeane Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), 1981-1985, and the belief amongst the Argentine guests present that the UN would support the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands; Bunge's appointment as an unofficial intermediary between Brig Gen Basilio Lami-Dozo, Commander-in-Chief, Argentine Air Force and member of the ruling Military Junta, and Jeane Kirkpatrick, [8-9] Apr 1982; Lami-Dozo's desire to negotiate with the UK a swift peace settlement of the future of the Falkland Islands, Apr 1982; the reaction in Argentina to the British peace proposals of 17 May 1982. 9pp


WOOLLYAL 3/3

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Dr Nicanor Costa Méndez, Argentine Minister for Foreign Affairs, 1981-1982, relating to his meeting with the Argentine Military Junta, Army Headquarters, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the decision to invade the Falkland Islands, 26 Mar 1982; his assessment of the British and US reaction to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands prior to 2 Apr 1982; the Argentine belief that the US would remain neutral throughout the Falklands crisis, and that the invasion would result in negotiations with the UK over future sovereignty of the islands, Apr 1982; the Argentine belief that the occupation of the Falkland Islands did not infringe international law, Apr 1982; the refusal, by Lt Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, to speak on the telephone with US President Ronald Wilson Reagan prior to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, 1 Apr 1982; his opinion of the character of Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, Washington DC, US, Apr 1982; discussions with Haig on the possibility of creating a tripartite administration in the Falkland Islands, Apr 1982; Costa Méndez's relationship with the Argentine Military Junta, Apr 1982; the importance of the role of Gen Vernon Anthony Walters, US Ambassador-at-large, in Haig's negotiating team, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Apr 1982; popular support in Argentina for the occupation of the Falkland Islands, and its influence on the Military Junta's stance during the peace negotiations, Apr 1982; US was provision of assistance to the Royal Navy Task Force during its voyage south to the Falkland Islands, Apr 1982; US plans to evacuate diplomatic staff from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Montevideo, Uruguay, 15-19 Apr 1982; Haig's meeting with the Military Junta, Buenos Aires, Argentina, [18] Apr 1982; the details of Haig's final peace proposal and its rejection by the Argentine Military Junta, 18-19 Apr 1982; the peace proposals tabled by Dr Fernando Belaúnde Terry, President of Peru, [30 Apr] 1982; the emergency meeting of the Organisation of American States (OAS), Washington DC, 26 Apr 1982; the message from Galtieri indicating greater Argentinean flexibility in future negotiations over the Falkland Islands, 29 Apr 1982; the final meeting between Costa Méndez and Haig and the US announcement of support for the UK, and economic sanctions against Argentina, 30 Apr 1982; the failure of Haig's shuttle diplomacy, 8-19 Apr 1982; the meeting between Costa Méndez, President Belaúnde and the Argentine Military Junta, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2 May 1982; the influence on the Belaúnde peace proposals, 2-7 of the sinking of the Argentine cruiser GENERAL BELGRANO, by HM Submarine CONQUEROR, 2 May 1982. 23pp


WOOLLYAL 3/4

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Ambassador Gustavo Figueroa, First Secretary, Argentine Foreign Ministry, 1982, relating to his reaction to information of the Argentine government's intention to reoccupy the Falklands Islands (Islas Malvinas), Mar 1982; celebration gatherings of Argentines in Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires; meetings between Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982 and Argentine Minister for Foreign Affairs, 1981-1982, at the Argentine Foreign Office and later Casa Rosada (Pink House) Argentine Government house (9-10 Apr 1982); lack of coherence between Argentine diplomatic and military policy in relation to the US mediated negotiations; Argentine justification of the invasion of the Falkland Islands, 2 Apr 1982, and their estimations of the probable British response to it. Also comments on the role of Gen Vernon Anthony Walters, US Ambassador-at-large, 1981-1985, in Haig's negotiating team. 29pp


WOOLLYAL 3/5

1991

Two incomplete typescript transcripts of interview with Brig Gen Basilio Lami-Dozo, Commander-in-Chief, Argentine Air Force, and member of the Argentine Military Junta, 1982, relating to meetings of the Junta, Jan 1982 and their discussion of methods for stimulating the negotiations with the UK concerning sovereignty of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas); Argentine foreign relations within South America; meetings of the Junta which decided on invasion of the Falkland Island, 15-25 Mar 1982; impact of letter from the British Ambassador to Costa Méndez concerning the Davidoff Group salvage operation on the South Georgia, Mar 1982; the Argentine government surprise at the British response to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, 2 Apr 1982, and their concerns about the United Nations response to the invasion; popular support for Argentine government; the telephone conversation between Ronald Wilson Reagan, US President, 1981-1989, to Lt Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, 1981-1982, 1 Apr 1982, and the decision to install recording equipment to document the Argentine government activity; the negotiations during the first visit of Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, to Buenos Aires, (9-10 Apr 1982); comments on the findings of the Franks Report (Falkland Islands Review: Report of a committee of Privy Counsellors, 1983), and the his attitude to Haig's role in negotiations, Apr 1982; Haig's second visit to Buenos Aires (15-19 Apr 1982); Argentine views on the US provision of military assistance to British forces, Apr 1982; the Argentine rejection of the peace proposal of Dr Terry Fernando Belaúnde, President of Peru, (2-3 May 1982); the role of Wenceslao Bunge, Argentine industrialist and unofficial diplomatic representative of the Argentine Air Force, 1982 and US Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), 1981-1985, in attempts to influence US policy on the Falkland Islands, Apr 1982; the role of the Argentine Navy and Adm Jorge Isaac Anaya in the conflict and effect on morale of the sinking of the Argentine cruiser GENERAL BELGRANO, 2 May 1982. 16pp and 32 pp


WOOLLYAL 3/6

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with R Adm Roberto Moya, Chief of the Argentine Military Household, and Naval member of the Malvinas Working Group, 1982, relating to the character and role of Lt Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, 1981-1982 in the Argentine Military Junta; the apparent contradiction between the role of Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, in mediating between the Britain and Argentina, and US support of the British military operation against the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands; the US plans to evacuate staff from their Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Apr 1982; Haig's opinion on sovereignty of the Falkland Islands expressed at his meeting with the Argentine Military Junta [18 Apr 1982]; the meeting of the Organisation of American States (OAS) in Washington [26 Apr 1982]; the effect of sinking of the Argentine cruiser GENERAL BELGRANO, on the discussions of the Belaúnde peace proposal (2-3 May 1982). Page 1-12 of this transcript appears to overlap with the transcript of the interview with Lami-Dozo (see item 3/5). 26pp


WOOLLYAL 3/7

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Estaban Takacs, Argentine Ambassador to the US, 1982, relating to his meeting with Dr Jeane Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), 1981-1985, 23 Mar 1982, and with Walter J Stoessel Jr, US Under Secretary of State, 1982, concerning the South Georgia incident [Mar 1982], and commenting on apparent US administration's ignorance of the Argentine claim on the Falklands Islands (Islas Malvinas); his meeting with Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State 1981-1982, 1 Apr 1982, and Haig's enunciation of the US policy on the Falkland Islands; the Argentine Ambassador's dinner in honour of Kirkpatrick, 2 Apr 1982, and also attended by Gen [Richard B] Myers, John O. Marsh, US Secretary of the Army, 1981-1989, and Frank Carlucci, US Under Secretary for Defence, 1981-1986, and expectations at that time of a diplomatic settlement to the Falkland Islands invasion; meeting with Haig, 6 Apr 1982; Haig's reception at the Organisation of American States (OAS) meeting, [10 Apr 1982]; US State Department denials of provision of US military support for the UK forces; and Galtieri's views of US policy on the Falkland Islands conflict.31pp


WOOLLYAL 4 Complete interview transcripts, United Kingdom, 1991


WOOLLYAL 4/1

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Sir (John) Nicholas Henderson, British Ambassador to the US, 1979-1982, relating to his meeting with Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, concerning British intelligence reports of the imminent Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, and Haig's reaction (31 Mar 1982); lobbying of US government and popular support for the UK response to the invasion; the significance of British willingness to negotiate a settlement, in maintaining US support; meetings with Caspar Willard Weinberger, US Secretary of Defence, 1981-1987, and the provision of US military assistance to British forces; visit of Rt Hon Francis Leslie Pym, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 1982-1983, to Washington, 20-22 Apr 1982; and his own visit to England for meetings with Rt Hon Margaret Hilda Thatcher, British Prime Minister, 1979-1990, and Sir Anthony Derrick Parsons, British Permanent Representative to the United Nations, 1979-1982, to develop the British Peace Plan, (May 1982). 30pp


WOOLLYAL 4/2

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with AF Terence Thornton Lewin, Baron Lewin of Greenwich in Greater London, British Chief of the Defence Staff, 1979-1982, relating to his role in the British war cabinet meetings following the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands (2 Apr 1982) including defining the operation objectives for British forces and briefing the cabinet members on developments. Also describes British tactics in declaring an exclusion zone around the Falkland Islands (7 Apr 1982); the roles of Rt Hon Sir John (William Frederic) Nott, Secretary of State for Defence, 1981-1983, and Rt Hon Francis Leslie Pym, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 1982-1983, within the cabinet meetings; definition of the British rules of engagement (Apr 1982); the British government decision to recover the South Georgia Islands. Also comments on the British Cabinet's view of the possibility of a negotiated settlement with Argentina, and his discussions with Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, and Gen Vernon Anthony Walters, US Ambassador-at-large, 1981-1985, (Apr 1982). 26pp


WOOLLYAL 4/3

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Rt Hon Sir John William Frederic Nott, British Secretary of State for Defence 1981-1983, relating to the British Government's response to Argentina's invasion of the Falkland Islands (2 Apr 1982), including his discussion of response alternatives with Rt Hon Margaret Hilda Thatcher, British Prime Minister, 1979-1990, and AF Sir Henry (Conyers) Leach, British Chief of Naval Staff and First Sea Lord, 1979-1982, 30 Mar 1982; British Government Cabinet meetings and the establishment of a Cabinet subcommittee to oversee the military operations comprising of Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, Sixth Baron Carrington (Lord Carrington), Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 1979-1982, Rt Hon William Stephan Ian Whitelaw, Home Secretary 1979-1983, Rt Hon Cecil Edward Parkinson, Paymaster General, 1981-1983 and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1982-1983, Prime Minister Thatcher along with Nott; House of Commons debate on the Falklands conflict followed by the meeting of the '1922 Committee' (of Conservative Party back benchers) (3 Apr 1982); the resignation of Lord Carrington as Foreign Secretary (Apr 1982) and the appointment of Rt Hon Francis Leslie Pym as his successor. Also comments on the meetings with Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982 during and discussion of a diplomatic solution (8, 12-13 Apr 1982); the purpose of Pym's visit to Washington, 22-23 Apr 1982; the announcement to the British media of the recovery of South Georgia; and the British cabinet's private rejection of the US proposal for joint administration of the islands [17 Apr 1982].


WOOLLYAL 4/4

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Rt Hon Cecil (Edward) Parkinson, British Paymaster General, 1981-1983, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1982-1983, and Chairman of the Conservative Party, 1981-1983, relating to the British government response to Argentina's invasion of the Falkland islands, including, the House of Commons Debate of the response 3 Apr 1982; reaction of government members to news of the invasion and discussions at the meeting of the '1922 Committee'; the resignation of Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, Sixth Baron Carrington (Lord Carrington), as Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (3 Apr 1982) and appointment of Rt Hon Francis Leslie Pym as his successor; his membership of the Cabinet Subcommittee overseeing the British military operation against Argentina; the talks between Rt Hon Margaret Hilda Thatcher, British Prime Minster, 1979-1990, and Alexander Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, (12-13 Apr 1982); British policy of dual response, military and diplomatic, to the invasion; and the visit of Pym to Washington for talks with US officials (22-23 Apr 1982). 32pp


WOOLLYAL 4/5

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Rt Hon Francis Leslie Pym, Baron Pym of Sandy, Bedfordshire (Lord Pym), British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 1982-1983, discussing his role in informing the Parliament of developments in the conflict with Argentina, and the debates in the House of Commons during this period; the resignation of Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, Sixth Baron Carrington (Lord Carrington), as Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and his appointment as Carrington's successor (3 Apr 1982); the exploration of diplomatic solutions to the conflict in the Falkland Islands, including the visits to London, of Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, (8, 12-13 Apr 1982), and his visit to Washington (22-23 Apr 1982) for talks; and the Argentine rejection of US proposal for joint administration of the islands [17 Apr 1982]. 32pp


WOOLLYAL 4/6

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Sir Robin (William) Renwick, Head of Chancery, British Embassy, Washington DC, US, 1981-1984, relating to the telephone call of Ronald Wilson Reagan, US President, 1981-1989 to Lt Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, 1981-1982, (1 Apr 1982); meetings between Sir (John) Nicholas Henderson, British Ambassador to the US, 1979-1982, and Caspar Willard Weinberger, US Secretary of Defence, 1981-1987, concerning US provision of military assistance to British forces (Apr 1982); British relations with the US State Department, and support for British policy within the US administration; and the British Embassy's response to the attendance of Dr Jeane Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, 1981-1985, at the Argentine Embassy dinner, (2 Apr 1982). 22pp


WOOLLYAL 5 Complete interview transcripts, United States of America, 1991


WOOLLYAL 5/1

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Thomas Enders, Assistant Secretary of State for Latin American Affairs, US State Department, 1982, relating to his meeting with Sir Nicholas Henderson, UK Ambassador to the US, 1979-1982, to discuss British intelligence reports concerning planned invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentine forces, 31 Mar 1982; the argument for US neutrality on sovereignty of the Falkland Islands; membership of the diplomatic delegation headed by Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, and their first meeting with Rt Hon Margaret Hilda Thatcher, UK Prime Minister, 1979-1990, 8 Apr 1982; British attitude to negotiating with Argentina; US policy dilemma in balancing interests in Latin America with their alliance with the UK; complexities of decision making process within the Argentine government; Haig's visit to Buenos Aires, Argentina (9-10 Apr 1982) and meetings with government officials; Haig's second visit to London and British requests for open US support for military action; Haig's declaration of US support for the UK at the Organisation of American States (OAS) meeting [26 Apr 1982]; transfer of information between the US government and the British embassy; and US policy implications on their national politics. 42pp


WOOLLYAL 5/2

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Gen Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, relating to his role in attempting to mediate between Britain and Argentina following the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, 2 Apr 1982, including meeting with Sir Nicholas Henderson, British Ambassador to the US, 1979-1982, concerning intelligence reports of Argentina's intention to invade the Falkland Islands, 31 Mar 1982; telephone conversation between Ronald Wilson Reagan, US President, 1981-1989, and Lt Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, 1981-1982, 1 Apr 1982; the attendance of Dr Jeane Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, 1981-1985, at the Argentine Embassy dinner (2 Apr 1982); formulation of US policy on the invasion of the Falkland Islands and discussions of the US National Security Council meeting, 6 Apr 1982; the membership of the US mediation delegation, their first visit to London (8 Apr 1982) and meetings with Rt Hon Margaret Hilda Thatcher, British Prime Minister, 1979-1990; British policy on the Falklands Islands; his visit to Buenos Aires, 9-10 Apr 1982, and encounter with popular demonstrations outside the Casa Rosada, where meetings with the Argentine government took place; talks with Argentines regarding a proposed joint administration of the Islands and the withdrawal of Argentine forces; his second visit to London (12-13 Apr 1982) and his meeting with Rt Hon Francis Leslie Pym, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 1982-1983; his report to Ronald Wilson Reagan, US President, 1981-1989, on the progress of the talks (14 Apr 1982); the impact of the article by Carl Bernstein, published Washington Post, alleging US arms and intelligence support for the UK military operation against Argentina; his second visit to Buenos Aires (15 Apr 1982) and meeting with the Argentine Military Junta; threats of Soviet Union intervention in support of Argentina; the failure of the peace proposal of Dr Terry Fernando Belaúnde, President of Peru,1980-1985; and Haig's address to the Organisation of American States (OAS) meeting announcing US abandonment of mediation and declaring support for the British military action against Argentina. Also comments on the implications of this mission for his political career. 69pp


WOOLLYAL 5/3

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Dr Jeane Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), 1981-1985, describing her discussion of the South Georgia incident with Estaban Takacs, Argentine Ambassador to the US, 1982, in New York, Mar 1982; her reaction to news of the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, 2 Apr 1982; state of US relations with Latin American nations; her decision to attend the Argentine Ambassador's dinner, 2 Apr 1982; relations with Sir Anthony Derrick Parsons, British Permanent Representative to the UN, 1979-1982; US National Security Council discussions of policy on the Falkland Islands; tension between the White House officials and the State Department; meeting with Dr Nicanor Costa Méndez, Argentine Minister for Foreign Affairs, 1981-1982, Enrique Ross, Director General of Argentine Foreign Ministry, and Wenceslao Bunge, Argentine industrialist and unofficial diplomatic representative of the Argentine Air Force, 1982, (17 May 1982) and her attempts to persuade Argentines of the serious consequences of the military operation. Also comments on the implications of US policy on the Falkland Islands, in the context of the UN discussions, and the general British policy of neutrality on Latin American issues. 39pp


WOOLLYAL 5/4

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with James M Rentschler, Special Advisor to US President Ronald Wilson Reagan, and National Security Council Western European Department, 1982, describing the reaction of US officials to intelligence reports of an imminent Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, 1 Apr 1982; the telephone conversation between Ronald Wilson Reagan, US President 1981-1989, and Lt Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, 1981-1982, 1 Apr 1982, and messages from Rt Hon Margaret Hilda Thatcher, British Prime Minister, 1979-1990, to President Reagan; US policy on the invasion. Also describes his participation in Haig's diplomatic mission to London and Buenos Aires, including the initial meeting with Thatcher in London, (8 Apr 1982), their arrival in Buenos Aires (9 Apr 1982), the Argentine government's refusal to withdraw their forces from the Falkland Islands, Haig his second visit of to London (12-13 Apr 1982); the impact of the article by Carl Bernstein published in the Washington Post alleging US impartiality in mediation between Britain and Argentina, relations between Haig and Reagan, the pessimistic atmosphere of the second visit of the delegation to Buenos Aires, 15-19 Apr 1982. 60pp


WOOLLYAL 5/5

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Gen Vernon Anthony Walters, US Ambassador-at-large, 1981-1985, describing his participation in the US delegation led by Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, which was mediating between Argentina and Great Britain, following the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, 2 Apr 1982, including his initial reaction to news of the invasion; joining the US delegation in London, (8 Apr 1982), discussions with Rt Hon Margaret Hilda Thatcher, British Prime Minister, 1979-1990, (8 Apr 1982); talks in Buenos Aires with Lt Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, 1981-1982 and Dr Nicanor Costa Méndez, Argentine Minister for Foreign Affairs, 1981-1982, (9-10 Apr 1982), and Argentine dismissal of suggestions that Britain would take military action to recover the islands; private meetings with individual members of the Argentine Military Junta; proposals for the temporary tripartite administration of the islands preliminary to settlement of the sovereignty dispute; further talks with the British government (12-13 Apr 1982) and Argentine government (15-19 Apr 1982); Haig's meeting with the Argentine Military Junta (18 Apr 1982); and Argentine threat of Soviet intervention against Britain. 39pp


WOOLLYAL 5/6

1991

Typescript transcript of interview with Caspar Willard Weinberger, US Secretary of Defense, 1981-1987, describing his views on the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands; the US provision of military and intelligence support to the British response, including personally handling British requests for military assistance; various perspectives within the US administration on US policy on the Falkland Islands conflict; and his contact with Sir Nicholas Henderson, British Ambassador to the US, 1979-1982, during the conflict. 17pp


WOOLLYAL 6 Notes and transcripts of preliminary research interviews, 1991


WOOLLYAL 6/1

1991

File containing notes and transcripts relating to preliminary research interviews with government and military figures, academic specialists concerning the Falkland Islands conflict (1982) including Brig Gen Basilio Lami-Dozo, Commander-in-Chief, Argentine Air Force, and member of the ruling Military Junta, 1982; Estaban Takacs, Argentine Ambassador to the US, 1982; Thomas Enders, Assistant Secretary of State for Latin American Affairs, US State Department, 1982; Prof Lawrence Freedman, Professor of War Studies, King's College London, Virginia Gamba-Stonehouse, Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982; Sir (John) Nicholas Henderson, British Ambassador to the US, 1979-1982; Dr Jeane Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), 1981-1985; AF Terence Thornton Lewin, Baron Lewin of Greenwich in Greater London, British Chief of the Defence Staff, 1979-1982; Rt Hon Francis Leslie Pym, Baron Pym of Sandy, Bedfordshire (Lord Pym) British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 1982-1983; Rt Hon Sir John William Frederic Nott, British Secretary of State for Defence, 1981-1983; Sir Robin (William) Renwick, Head of Chancery, British Embassy, Washington DC, US, 1981-1984, Eduardo Roca, Argentine Ambassador to the UN, 1982; James M Rentschler, Special Advisor to US President Ronald Wilson Reagan, and National Security Council Western European Department, 1982; Caspar Willard Weinberger, US Secretary of Defense, 1981-1987; and Dr Dov Zakheim, US Defence Department, 1982.


WOOLLYAL 7 Videos of interviews, news broadcasts and general footage, 1982, 1991-1992


WOOLLYAL 7/1

1991 Dec 16

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette entitled 'General views of Buenos Aires', containing footage of city scenes in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Previous Ref: A1


WOOLLYAL 7/2

1991 Dec 16

Three ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of an interview with Ambassador Gustavo Figueroa, First Secretary, Argentine Foreign Ministry, 1982, as well as footage of general views of the Casa Rosada' (Pink house), the Argentine Government House in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For transcript of interview see item 3/4. Previous Ref: A2, A3 and A4


WOOLLYAL 7/3

1991 Dec 16

Three ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with Estaban Takacs, Argentine Ambassador to Washington DC, US, 1982, and general views of Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina. For transcript of interview see item 3/7. Previous Ref: A5, A6 and A7


WOOLLYAL 7/4

1991 Dec 16

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette of part of an interview with Ambassador Estaban Takacs, Argentine Ambassador to Washington DC, US, 1982, and Brig Gen Basilio Lami-Dozo, Commander-in-Chief, Argentine Air Force, and member of the ruling Military Junta, 1982. For transcript see items 3/7 and 3/5. Previous Ref: A8. Language: Spanish and English


WOOLLYAL 7/5

1991 Dec 16

Three ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of an interview with Brig Basilio Lami-Dozo, Commander-in-Chief, Argentine Air Force, and member of the ruling Military Junta, 1982. For transcript see item 3/5. Previous Ref: A9, A10 and A11. Language: Spanish


WOOLLYAL 7/6

1991 Dec 16

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette of footage of the Argentine Army and Navy Headquarters, [Buenos Aires], Argentina, and Argentine navy ships. Previous Ref: A12


WOOLLYAL 7/7

1991 Dec 16

Three ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of an interview with Wenceslao Bunge, Argentine industrialist and unofficial diplomatic representative of the Argentine Air Force, 1982. Tape A13 also includes views of the Argentine Navy checkpoint, and Sheraton Hotel, Buenos Aires. For transcript of interview see item 3/2. Previous Ref: A13, A14 and A 15


WOOLLYAL 7/8

1991 Dec 16

Four ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of an interview with Dr Nicanor Costa Méndez, Argentine Minister for Foreign Affairs, 1982. Also includes views of Buenos Aires by night. For English translation interview transcript see item 3/3. Previous Ref: A16, A17, A18 and A19. Language: Spanish and English


WOOLLYAL 7/9

1991 Dec 16

Four ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with R Adm Roberto Moya, Chief of the Argentine Military Household, and Naval member of the Malvinas Working Group, 1982. For English translation interview transcript see item 3/6. Previous Ref: A21, A22, A23 and A24. Language: Spanish


WOOLLYAL 7/10

1991 Dec 16

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette entitled 'Rostrum', containing footage of photographs of the Argentine Military Junta, including Lt Gen Leopoldo Galtieri, Argentine President, 1981-1982, making an address from a balcony and Galtieri's meeting with Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, and Gen Vernon Anthony Walters, US Ambassador-at-large, 1981-1985, (Apr 1982). Previous Ref: A25


WOOLLYAL 7/11

1991 Dec 17

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing general exterior views of the US State Department and British Embassy buildings in Washington DC, US. Previous Ref: B0


WOOLLYAL 7/12

1991 Dec 17

Three ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with Thomas Enders, Assistant Secretary of State for Latin American Affairs, US State Department, 1982. For transcript see item 5/1. Previous Ref: B1, B2 and B3


WOOLLYAL 7/13

1991 Dec 17

Three ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with Gen Vernon Anthony Walters, US Ambassador-at-large, 1981-1985. For transcript see item 5/5. Previous Ref: B4, B5 and B6


WOOLLYAL 7/14

1991 Dec 17

Six ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with Gen Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982. For transcript see item 5/2. Previous Ref: B7, B8, B9, B10, B11 and B12


WOOLLYAL 7/15

1991 Dec 17

Two ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with Sir Robin (William) Renwick, Head of Chancery, British Embassy, Washington DC, US, 1981-1984. For transcript see item 4/6. Previous Ref: B13 and B14


WOOLLYAL 7/16

1991 Dec 17

Three ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with Dr Jeane Duane Jordan Kirkpatrick, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, 1981-1985. For transcript see item 5/3. Previous Ref: B15, B16 and B17


WOOLLYAL 7/17

1991 Dec 17

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette of interview with Caspar Willard Weinberger, US Secretary of Defense, 1981-1987. For transcript see item 5/6. Previous Ref: B18


WOOLLYAL 7/18

1991 Dec 24

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing general interior views of the US State Department in Washington DC, US. Previous Ref: B50


WOOLLYAL 7/19

1991 Dec 24

Three ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with Rt Hon Cecil (Edward) Parkinson, Paymaster General and Chairman of the Conservative Party, 1981-1983. For interview transcript see item 4/4. Previous Ref: C1, C2 and C3


WOOLLYAL 7/20

1992 Jan 8

Three ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with Rt Hon Sir John (William Frederic) Nott, Secretary of State for Defence, 1981-1983. For interview transcript see item 4/3. Previous Ref: C4, C5 and C6


WOOLLYAL 7/21

1992 Jan 8

Two ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with Sir (John) Nicholas Henderson, British Ambassador to Washington DC, US, 1979-1982. Tape C8 includes exterior view of the Foreign Office, London. For interview transcript see item 4/1 Previous Ref: C7 and C8


WOOLLYAL 7/22

1992 Jan 14

Two ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with Rt Hon Francis Leslie Pym, Baron Pym of Sandy, Bedfordshire, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 1982-1983. For interview transcript see item 4/5. Previous Ref: C9 and C10


WOOLLYAL 7/23

1992 Jan 14

Two ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with AF Terence Thornton Lewin, Baron Lewin of Greenwich in Greater London (Lord Lewin), Chief of the Defence Staff, 1979-1982. For transcript see item 4/2. Previous Ref: C11 and C12


WOOLLYAL 7/24

1992 Jan 20

Six ¾ inch U-Matic video cassettes of interview with James M Rentschler, US Special Advisor to US. President Ronald Wilson Reagan, and National Security Council Western European Department, 1982, including readings from his 1982 diaries. For transcript see item 5/4. Previous Ref: C13, C14, C15, C16, C17 and C18


WOOLLYAL 7/25

[1991-1992]

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette of speech by Lt Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, 1981-1982, addressing the crowds assembled in the Plaza de Mayo, 10 Apr 1982, as well as footage of Gen Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, in Buenos Aires, [9-10 Apr 1982]. Previous Ref: F1. Language: Spanish and English


WOOLLYAL 7/26

1991 Dec 17

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette of NTSC archive footage of events in Buenos Aires, Apr 1982, including Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, 1981-1982 and the crowds in Plaza de Mayo, 10 Apr 1982; the arrival of Gen Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, in Buenos Aires, (9 Apr 1982); Haig leaving church after attending an Easter Sunday service; Haig playing tennis; and Haig's statements at the airport prior to departing Buenos Aires. Previous Ref: F2. Language: Spanish


WOOLLYAL 7/27

1992 Jan 15

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette titled 'Seven minute Junta' showing the Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, 1981-1982 being sworn in as President of Argentina, [Dec 1981]. Previous Ref: F3. Language: Spanish


WOOLLYAL 7/28

1992 Jan 29

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette titled 'VISNEWS various Falklands stories' containing news reports and footage relating to visits by Gen Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, to Buenos Aires and London; press conference of Ronald Wilson Reagan, US President, 1981-1989, Apr 1982. Previous Ref: F4


WOOLLYAL 7/29

1992 Feb 10

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing footage of the Organisation of American States (OAS) meeting, 5 Apr 1982; departure for London of Gen Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, 8 Apr 1982; CBC News interview with Sir (John) Nicholas Henderson, British Ambassador to the US, 1979-1982, and with Estaban Takacs, Argentine Ambassador to the US, 1982, 12 Apr 1982. Previous Ref: F5


WOOLLYAL 7/30

1992 Feb 12

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing BBC News reports of the British response to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, including footage of Margaret Hilda Thatcher, British Prime Minister, 1979-1990 [8 Apr 1982]; visit to London by Gen Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, (8 Apr 1982); and Haig's visit to Buenos Aires (9-10 Apr 1982). Previous Ref: F6


WOOLLYAL 7/31

1992 Feb 12

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing ITN news reports relating to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, including the second visit by Gen Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, to Buenos Aires, (15-19 Apr 1982). Previous Ref: F7. Language: Spanish and English


WOOLLYAL 7/32

1992 Feb 12

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing CBS News reports relating to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, including press conference by Ronald Wilson Reagan, US President, 1981-1989 (30 Mar 1982); interview with Dr Nicanor Costa Méndez, Argentine Minister for Foreign Affairs, 1982; and interview with member of the Royal Marines from South Georgia. Previous Ref: F8. Language: Spanish and English


WOOLLYAL 7/33

1992 Feb 12

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette titled 'Organisation of American States (OAS) Malvinas Hearings' containing footage of and OAS meeting [1982]. Previous Ref: F9. Language: Spanish


WOOLLYAL 7/34

1992 Feb 12

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing footage of exterior views of the White House, Washington DC. Previous Ref: F9


WOOLLYAL 7/35

1992 Feb 25

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette titled 'Ref F/L 85365 BBC' containing BBC footage and news reports concerning Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, including the visit to London by Gen Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, for talks with the British government (Apr 1982). Previous Ref : F11


WOOLLYAL 7/36

1992 Feb 26

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette titled 'CBS News Archive' containing footage relating to diplomatic activity following Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, including anti British demonstration in Buenos Aires; and the two visits of Gen Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982 to Buenos Aires for talks with the Argentine government (9-10, 15-19 Apr 1982). Previous Ref : F12


WOOLLYAL 7/37

1992 Feb 27

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing CBS Archive footage and news reports relating to the Falkland Islands conflict, including visit by Gen Alexander Meigs Haig, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, to Buenos Aires and London (9-10, 12-13 Apr 1981); images of Argentine navy in port; statement given by Ronald Wilson Reagan, US President, 1981-1989, Apr 1982. Previous Ref : F13


WOOLLYAL 8 Sound recordings of negotiations, speeches, news broadcasts and Argentine national anthem, 1982, 1991-1992


WOOLLYAL 8/1

1991 Dec 16

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing audio recordings of negotiations between Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr, US Secretary of State, 1981-1982, and the Argentine Military Junta, Buenos Aires, Argentina, with Gen Vernon Anthony Walters, US Ambassador-at-large, 1981-1985, translating, 17 Apr 1982; and telephone conversations between Lt Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, and Dr Terry Fernando Belaúnde, President of Peru, 2 May 1982. For transcript of telephone conversation see item 3/1. Previous Ref: A20. Language: Spanish and English


WOOLLYAL 8/2

[1991-1992]

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing audio recording of material from the BBC sound archive including a speech by Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri, President of Argentina, 1981-1982 and recording of the music of the Argentine national anthem, (1982). Language: Spanish. Previous Ref: FF1


WOOLLYAL 8/3

[1991-1992]

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing audio recording of material from the BBC sound archive including news reports of the unconfirmed Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands; reports by Laurie Margolis and Peter Marshall; and statements in the House of Commons [by Rt Hon Francis Leslie Pym, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 1982-1983, and Rt Hon John Silkin, Opposition Spokesman on Defence and disarmament 1981-1982], (2 Apr 1982). Previous Ref: FF2


WOOLLYAL 8/4

[1991-1992]

One ¾ inch U-Matic video cassette containing audio recording of material from the BBC sound archive including interview with Bill [Greerson] former Falkland Islands and South Georgia customs officer discussing previous incidents involving Argentine challenges to British sovereignty of the Falkland Islands in 1948 and 1966 (1982); Harold Brilley's report on Anglo-Argentine talks in New York (1982); comments by Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, Sixth Baron Carrington (Lord Carrington), Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1979-1982, on the incident involving the raising of the Argentine flag on South Georgia (1982); Harold Brilley's report of British decision to send HMS Endurance to the Falkland Islands (1982); and comments by Rt Hon Sir John William Frederic Nott, Secretary of State for Defence, 1981-1983, on the preparations of the British Navy for the defence of the Falkland Islands (1982). Previous Ref: FF3

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