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Arizona / Mecham Impeachment #114720

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 03, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Accusations against Arizona Governor Evan Mecham recalled. Report introduced.

(Phoenix, Arizona: Charles Murphy) Circus-like atmosphere surrounding impeachment trial of Mecham featured; scenes shown of comical approach of Mecham supporters. [While wearing train engineer outfit, MAN - says governor is being railroaded.] [MECHAM - talks about listening devices.] [Barry GOLDWATER - says governor's office is in "hell of a mess."] [Reporter John EHRLICHMAN - says it's more tragic than comic.] Future chgs. awaiting Mecham noted; cands. for governor's job, ex-Congress John Rhodes, Carolyn Warner and acting governor Rose Mofford and various lesser cands. named. [Musician Alice COOPER - says Arizona needs heavy-metal governor] Cooper shown on stage. [Mecham advisor Bob L'ECUYER - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Murphy, Charles

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