People, Apr. 12, 1971

San Francisco's ebullient Mayor Joseph Alioto was arraigned last week in Seattle on charges of bribing a Washington State official and using the mails for that purpose. Nothing daunted, Alioto stoutly maintained his innocence of what he called a "14-carat fake" accusation "filled with absolute falsehoods." Would he, despite the charges, run for re-election next fall? Alioto, noting that he had been "not just a full-time mayor but an overtime mayor as well," avoided a straight answer, but let his guard down enough to tell reporters that he had no plans "to resign...

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