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Egyptian, USSR Relations / Brezhnev Rumors #237026

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 08, 1975
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(Studio) Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's criticism about USSR 's failure to resupply Egypt may have something to do with Soviet party leader Leonid Brezhnev's cancellation of Mid. E. trip. Rumors run rampant re: Brezhnev's political and physical well being. "Boston Globe" says Brezhnev to enter cancer hosp. in United States for treatment of leukemia; rumor denied. Soviet news agency, Tass, says Brezhnev attended funeral of mother in Moscow today. Tass denounces Soviet power struggle underway in USSR . 1 Soviet newspaper fails to list Alexei Kosygin as offering condolences to Brezhnev on mother's death.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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