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Billy Carter Affair #511688

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 26, 1980
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(Studio) White House promise of full disclosure with regard to Billy Carter's relations with Libya noted. Senate majority leader says delays in releasing information damage President Carter.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) "Washington Post" report suggesting President Carter was source for idea that Billy Carter's relations with Libya be used to help resolve Iranian crisis stated. Press secretary Jody Powell named. Mtg. of national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski and Libyan Ali el-Houderi, arranged by Billy Carter, said down played by White House [Billy CARTER - refuses to answer with regard to his being an embarrassment to his brother] Charges that Senator Edward Kennedy is trying to exploit Billy Carter affair noted.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch

Lynch, Bill;
Savitch, Jessica

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