NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 09, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(Phoenix, Arizona: Don Oliver) Reaction of Arizona Governor Evan Mecham to indictments against him for concealing campaign loan reported; details given, scenes shown. [MECHAM - calls it travesty of justice by political opportunists.] Grand jury indictment detailed. [Attorney general Bob CORBIN - says just doing job.] Call for Mecham's resignation by "Arizona Republic" reported [State LEGISLATORS - comment on issue.] Upcoming recommendations on impeachment of gov. noted. Fire in office of special cnsl. investigating Mecham reported Petitioning for recall election noted; scenes shown. [MECHAM - claims innocence.] Support for Mecham noted. [WOMAN - says Mecham not guilty.] [VOICES on radio show - call for getting rid of governor]
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