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Arizona / Mecham Recall #106541

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 02, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Arizona: Gary Shepard) campaign. to recall Arizona Governor Evan Mecham from office reported; details given, scenes shown. [In July, MECHAM - says dissident Democrats and homosexuals are trying to recall him.] Mvt. leader, Ed Buck, noted gay. [BUCK - discusses petition to recall Mecham.] Mecham's rescinding of Martin Luther King holiday, controversial appts. and ill-chosen remarks recalled; scenes shown. [Arizona state senate Tony WEST - asks for his resignation.] Barry Goldwater's request that he step down noted. Issue of Mecham's secret loan leading to his investigation by grand jury discussed.

Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Gary

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