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Congressman apologizes to Massachusetts voters

By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Linda Feldmann / July 20, 1983


Rep. Gerry Studds (D) of Massachusetts apologized to his constituents for the controversy erupting because of his sexual misconduct with a teenage page. He also made it clear he does not intend to resign. Upon returning to Capitol Hill after a weekend in seclusion, Mr. Studds issued a statement thanking well-wishers who called, wired, or wrote to express support.

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