Chernenko is Soviet leader, 1984

New Soviet leader Chernenko described as in poor health even as he assumes office.

This archive edition of Letter from America was recorded by one of two listeners, who between them taped and labelled over 650 Letter From America programmes from 1973 to 1989. It was restored by the BBC in 2014.

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14 minutes

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Sun 19 Feb 1984 09:15


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PresenterAlistair Cooke

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