ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 13, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(No location given: Gary Shepard) Offensive remarks about Japanese by Arizona Governor Evan Mecham reported; details given. [MECHAM - talks about Japanese love of golf and their round eyes.] [Japanese-American Citizens League spokesperson Dr. Richard MATSUISHI - calls for apology.] [Arizona state legislature representative Cindy RESNICK - mentions Mecham's remarks about Japanese and Jews.] Mecham's alienation of Jews, blacks, gays and women mentioned. Possible impeachment noted.
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