ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1980
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(Studio) Hearings on Billy Carter's dealings with Libyans noted entering 3rd day with testimony from Carter himself today.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(DC) Carter's prepared statement outlined on screen. [Billy CARTER - reads statement to committee ] Committee noted calling unexpected recess after recing. new information on George Belluomini and aide Ronald Sprague who helped Billy negotiate his loan with Libya. [Special cnsl. Philip TONE - tells Carter that Justice Department is investigating Belluomini and others for importing marijuana and cocaine into United States but that he (Billy Carter) is in no way involved.] [Attorney Rod WILLIAMS - comments on clients being investigated.] [CARTER - says he wouldn't have gone to Libya had he known the consequences.] Results of today's hearing outlined.
REPORTER: Brit Hume
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