ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 13, 1984
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(Studio) USSR President Konstantin Chernenko, in Pravda, reported claiming no basis for resumption of arms talks with United States; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Issue of Chernenko's failing health, evident at Yuri Andropov's funeral, considered; films shown. Roles of foreign minister Andrei Gromyko and defense minister Dmitri Ustinov in foreign and defense policies cited. Grigory Romanov thought assuming control of police and KGB; his possible impact on Mikhail Gorbachev's assumed succession considered.
REPORTER: John Scali
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