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Billy Carter Affair #272239

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 1980
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(Studio) Billy Carter reported testifying pvtly. and publicly with regard to his connection with Libya.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter's testimony to Senator investigator's yesterday outlined; details with regard to his debts, expenditure of Libyan loan outlined on screen. Charter Crude Oil company executive Louis Nasife, consultant Jack McGregor, Carter associate Randy Coleman and Carter noted testifying about situation next week; photos shown. [Senate subcommittee cnsl. Philip TONE - notes committee 's area of interest) Charles Kirbo reported giving sworn deposition to subcommittee today; question of President Carter's testimony mentioned.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Americus, Georgia) [Billy CARTER - comments on confidential testimony being given to press by subcommittee ] Possible penalty for staff members leaking testimony mentioned. [CARTER - says government is tapping his phones.] Senator said possibly prevented from asking questions with regard to information contained in Carter's telephone calls if wiretaps are illegal.

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert

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