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Billy Carter / Libya #66530

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 15, 1980
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(Studio) Billy Carter's registration yesterday as Libyan agent recalled.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Americus, Georgia) Carter said denying that he helped promote Libya's political and economy ints. despite his trips there in 1978 and 1979 and numerous gifts and loans; films shown. Details given. [Billy CARTER - says he's done nothing for Libyan government, that he's anti-Zionist, not anti-Semitic.] Carter reported saying that only source of income is from leasing out gas station. Possible embarrassment to White House and his brother's reelec. campaign noted.
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin

(Studio) Several Republicans at convention in Detroit said calling for Congress investigation of Billy Carter's ties to Libya. Further coverage of controversy announced for tonight's edition of "Nightline."
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Robinson, Max;
Sirkin, Bob

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