NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 12, 1983
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(Studio) Implications of USSR President Yuri Andropov's continued absence from public life noted.
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Moscow, USSR ) Andropov's behavior following death of Leonid Brezhnev recalled; films shown. Factors affecting success of his economy reforms, current state of US-USSR relations, especially question of Andropov's health, discussed. His possible successors 1st deputy premier Geidar Aliyev, Grigory Romanov, Mikhail Gorbachev, Konstantin Chernenko discussed; details outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory
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