NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 26, 1978
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(Studio) Saint Paul, Minnesota, voters' repeal of city ordinance prohibiting discrimination against homosexuals reported; reaction noted.
REPORTER: John Hart
(Saint Paul, Minnesota) Reaction of homosexuals in Saint Paul and of conservative faction that campaigned against ordinance, led by fundamentalist Baptist min., Reverend Richard Angwin, reported [ANGWIN - calls for vote to remind elected officials that they representative people fairly.] [Mayor George LATIMER - describes possible effects of vote on future pols. in city.] Jerry Ferguson's reaction to vote against his lifestyle cited. [FERGUSON - thinks people thought they could vote homosexuals back into closets; also thinks public will be surprised because that won't happen.] Homosexuals' plans to continue fight in court and in streets noted.
REPORTER: Al Johnson
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