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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 15, 1976
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(S)Allan Howe given until Monday to plead to charges of attempting to pick up 2 police-decoy prostitutes. In Washington, DC Howe acknowledges support in and out of Congress, but pressure-for his resignation builds in home state of UT. "Deseret News", Mormon church paper, calls for Howe's resignation from the race for reelection to House of Representatives
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Salt Lake City, UT) Salt Lake City and Utah characterized. Mormon Church influence noted. Pictures of Tabernacle shown. [Mormon Church office Jerry CAHILL - speaks of responsibilities of public officials, especially re: fidelity in marriage.] City also has drugs and prostitution. Details of Howe incident recalled. [Howe's attorney Wayne BLACK - says Howe decision to be quick.] Most pols. feel Howe will not seek reelection.
REPORTER: Rick Davis

Chancellor, John;
Davis, Rick

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