A Top Cop Takes the Helm

Blake, Patricia; Kane, Joseph J.; Amfitheatrof, Erik
November 1982
Time;11/22/1982, Vol. 120 Issue 21, p22
The article focuses on Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov, the former leader of the world's most powerful and most feared police organization, who now heads the Soviet Union. It highlights the elevation of Andropov as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union that has sent apprehensions from the religious and intellectual dissidents. Many believed that Andropov will use the strong-arm methods to discipline unruly and underproductive labor force.


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