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USSR / Brezhnev #77415

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 31, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Possibility that USSR President Leonid Brezhnev has been hospitalized noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) Brezhnev's health discussed; films shown. [BREZHNEV - speaks in Russian.] President of South Yemen noted canceling scheduled meeting with Brezhnev.
REPORTER: Anne Garrels

(Studio) Intelligence analysts said unable to confirm rumors that Brezhnev is ill; possibility of Brezhnev being replaced in Kremlin examined. [Soviet intelligence analyst William HYLAND - anticipates political chaos should Brezhnev die.]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Garrels, Anne;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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