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(Studio) President reported sending his statement to Congress next week as well as holding press conference with regard to his brother's involvement with Libya.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) President Carter campaign staff's exploitation of Billy Carter's image recalled; change in their approach to him after his connections with Libya became public noted. Chronology of Billy Carter-Libyan affair given; films shown. [In Libya, Billy CARTER - comments.] His denial to Justice Department official Joel Lisker that he ever received money from Libya and possibility that someone tipped Billy off about Justice Department investigation discussed; his brother's account of conversations with Billy with regard to registering as foreign agent recalled. White House statement of July 22 denying any tip-off recalled, quoted. [July 25, Attorney General Ben. CIVILETTI - recalls remarks to President with regard to brother needing to register.] Possible political damage to President Carter noted.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson
(Studio) Billy's wife Sybil quoted with regard to husband's dealings with Libya. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
- Gibson, Charles;
- Reynolds, Frank;
- Robinson, Max
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