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Billy Carter Affair #271971

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 29, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter 1st public comments on brother Billy's Libyan connection outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) [President CARTER - comments.] President said presenting full report about bro.'s case to Senator investigators next week; details given. [President CARTER - calls for complete disclosure of facts.] Billy Carter, in DC for mtgs. with attys., noted not seeing brother or commenting to reporters; film shown. President's son Chip said indicating that Billy's actions had worried family. [Chip CARTER - comments.] White House spokesperson reported saying that details of President's appearance before Senate subcommittee have yet to be worked out; details given.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne (KTVU newstape)

(Studio) Probability that special Senate subcommittee investigating the affair won't be ready to hear President or his brother until after Democratic Convention noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Conflict between Senators Birch Bayh and Robert Dole over timing of hearings outlined; films shown. [BAYH, DOLE - exchange comments.] Compromise agreed upon explained; possibility of investigation focusing on members of Congress who have had dealings with Libya actually helping Democrats noted. Situation of Senator Frank Church and Representative Steven Symms cited as example; Bayh's case in IN include
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Reporter(s):
Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:04:30

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