CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 17, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(Phoenix, Arizona: David Dow) Problems facing embattled Arizona Governor Evan Mecham reported [On January 16, MECHAM - says won't resign.] Call for Mecham's resignation by fellow Republicans reported [Senator John McCAIN - says Mecham should resign.] Impeachable offenses reported by legislature cnsl. William French. [FRENCH - says governor is impeding investigations.] [MECHAM - proclaims innocence.] "Smoking gun" memo to be used as evidence against Mecham shown. [While holding toy gun, Mecham attorney Murray MILLER - responds to "smoking gun."] Possible impeachment and upcoming recall election reviewed.
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