ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 09, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.
(Phoenix, Arizona: Gary Shepard) Reaction of Arizona Governor Evan Mecham to indictments against him for concealing campaign loan reported; details given, scenes shown. [MECHAM - calls it political persecution, not legal prosecution.] Fire in office of special prosecutor investigating Mecham reported Petitioning for recall election noted; scenes shown. [Arizona state representative Debbie McCUNE, Arizona sen. president Carl KUNASEK, Arizona state representative Jim HARDIGEN - say Mecham should consider resigning.] Issue of Mecham's impeachment noted.
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