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Billy Carter Affair #67094

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 18, 1980
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(Studio) Billy Carter's presence in Washington, DC for appearance before Senate subcommittee investigating his relationship with Libya noted; film shown.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Pol. aspect of hearings discussed; Senator room noted same as that used for Watergate hearings. President Carter's news conference on his role in issue said so effective that he probably won't be called to testify. [In Georgia, Billy CARTER - says situation is ridiculous.] Republicans noted led by Senator Robert Dole; his anticipated questioning of Attorney General Ben. Civiletti's behavior in affair outlined.

(DC) White House response to questions submitted by House quoted in part on screen; White House said giving further information to Senator investigators, include memo to national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski with regard to Billy's 2nd Libyan trip.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

Hume, Brit;
Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Jack

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