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Billy Carter #262987

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 07, 1979
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(Studio) Admission of Billy Carter to alcohol abuse center at Long Beach Naval Hospital in California reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Details of Billy Carter's drinking and admission to Long Beach hospital given; role of White House staff mentioned. President Carter's physician, Dr. William M. Lukash said to have conferred with president, Pentagon officials and Billy Carter prior to making arrangements for B. Carter's admission. Law governing admission of nonactive Navy personnel outlined; approval of B. Carter's admission said given by Navy Secretary West Graham Claytor. Betty Ford and Herman Talmadge mentioned. Treatment noted paid for by Billy Carter; details given. Veterans Administration mentioned.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Billy Carter's agent, Tandy Rice, quoted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Pappas, Ike

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