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Billy Carter Controversy #259946

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 11, 1979
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(Studio) Reaction from Jewish groups and Republican national chairperson to Billy Carter's remarks during role as host to visiting Libyans reported Call for President Carter to repudiate remarks noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Americus, Georgia) Arrival of Libyans in Carter cntry., Plains, Georgia, stated; their meal at Best Western motel in Americus, Georgia, mentioned. [Billy CARTER - responds to question about earlier comments.] Billy Carter's remarks about Republican national chairperson William Brock noted. [Billy CARTER - says Libyans don't expect favors because he's brother of President]
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

(DC) White House reaction to incidents reported Press Secretary Jody Powell's comments stated. President Carter's acceptance of credentials from new Israeli ambassador Ephraim Evron noted. Israelis' said to decline comment.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob;
Teichner, Martha

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