ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 12, 1979
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(Studio) Justice Department letter to Billy Carter with regard to his hosting of group from Libya noted. Controversy about Billy Carter's recent statements and White House reaction to them reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Plains, Georgia) Billy Carter's response to controversy surrounding him and his hosting of Libyan delegation stated. [Billy CARTER - notes number of Jewish relatives. Has no prejudice. Says Justice Department has no real basis for investigation of his dealings with Libyans since they had full State Department approval in writing for visit.] Effects of controversy on Billy Carter's personal appearances reported; cancellation of several appearances on television show "Hollywood Squares" noted.
REPORTER: Al Dale
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