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Billy Carter Affair #511711

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 27, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(DC) Efforts by White House to deflect Billy Carter's connection with Libya to that of some members of Congress noted; Press Secretary Jody Powell noted suggesting that federal investigators check into Libya's relationship with Congress [Courtesy CBS, POWELL - comments on plane sales to Libya.] "Washington Star" item said identifying Senator James McClure and Representative Steven Symms as having close Libyan ties; spokesperson for both men said denying having taken money from Libya. Powell reported disclosing tomorrow the name of the person who enlisted Billy Carter's aid in Iran hostage crisis with regard to Libyan intervention; Rosalynn or President Carter recalled rumored as that person. Billy and Sybil Carter noted staying in Washington, DC during hearings. [CARTER - comments on investigations of him.]
REPORTER: Bill Lynch

Lynch, Bill;
Pauley, Jane

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