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USSR / Chernenko Speech #89079

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 02, 1984
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(Studio) USSR leader Konstantin Chernenko's speech today, devoted primarily to domestic affairs, outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) Indications of Chernenko's health as evident in his speech examined; films shown. [CHERNENKO - (thru translator) warns potential aggressors.] His remarks thought in reference to President Reagan. Chernenko's comments on arms race, deployment of United States nuclear missiles in Europe outlined. [CHERNENKO - (thru translator) accuses United States of propagandizing arms race and Cold War.] Apparent differences in Chernenko's public stance and that of late Yuri Andropov considered.
REPORTER: Bob Zelnick

(Studio) White House response to Chernenko's speech quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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