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Funeral of Soviet President Chernenko

Title
Funeral of Soviet President Chernenko
Genre
News report; Speech; Music
TX Date
Mar 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:02:04
Description
Report from the funeral of General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, Konstantin Chernenko, on the funeral and possible changes under new leader Gorbachev. Mikhail Gorbachev addresses the funeral party. Includes music and factory whistles and sirens. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Mikhail Gorbachev
Keywords
Death; USSR; Political reform; International politics; Funerals; Presidents; Konstantin Chernenko; Political leaders; Moscow; State funerals

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