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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 3, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas of Billy New Braunfels HeraldZeitung 4A Continued From Page LA In January a Libyan delegation visited Georgia and Billy was the The AntiDefamation League of Bnal Brith said Billy was ignoring the violent and terroristsupporting nature of the Libyan government Billy signed a friendship agreement with the Libyans and said they are the best friends Ive ever made in my About this time the Justice Depart ment asked Billy to register as a foreign That letter and a up were Two months Billy denied he was working for Libya and the FBI was called In September wife a and Coleman made a second trip to He was given another by his for ex At years Coleman made a 13day expense paid trip to On the last day of Billy deposited a check frpm Libyans into a Georgia bank On Justice Department in vestigators questioned Joel head of the Justice Departments foreign agents registration says Billy denied receiving any money but theres no doubt he knew at the time that he had received Lisker aisc said Billy told him he had called presidential appointments secretary Philip Wise to ask the status of relations and eight C130 military cargo planes purchased Horald USPS II you missed your please call 6259114 or 0581000 as oarly as Publlslmd Sunday morning and Thursday and Friday afternoon by Now Braunfelfl Harold Publishing 180 Castoll Now Second class postage paid at Now Mike Gonorol Manager Elburn Business Manager George Ken Director Jim Manager Robert Editor David Editor Subscription rates In Blanco and Kendall counties 3 6 one In Texas 6 one your Out o state 0 one V Postmaster Send address changes 10 Box Now by Libya in 1972 but never delivered because the State Department fears they might be used to support terrorist said he had in his briefcase during the interview some nonclassified State Department cables about Billys Billy looked over at my cables and Ive got Lisker recalled in an interview with The Associated I Who gave them to you He Billy Carter says the Libyans are the best friends Ive made in my ii it That claim occupied official Washington last Billy denied having seen any The president admitted having described them to his But the White House said the president didnt recall giving any to Press secretary Jody Powell then produced seven cables said to be the total sent during Billys 1978 visit to These are the cables the president talked to Billy said The point here if he had given them to it wouldnt have amounted to a hill of With the cables Billy reversed he he had seen one of the but he figured that was just a Friday Powell acknowledged that one cable had been mailed to Billy by the Another the presidents national security Zbigniew Brzezinski in March saw an intelligence report that Billy was attempting to assist the Charter of Florida in obtaining more Libyan White House officials say Brzezinski warned Billy to avoid ac tivity that could embarrass the ad In Billy received from Asked about it he said it was an installment on a Justice Department investigators by now were getting hints from intelligence sources that the Libyans were trying to gain influence in the Carter ad ministration through In Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti said he thought the probe was taking too When intelligence sources confirmed Billy had received Wise was questioned again by the On June 10 Billy set up meetings with Officials at Justice and with He mentioned the White House counsel Lloyd Cutler urged him to get a From a list of Billy picked former Watergate prosecutor Henry Ruth and Steven On June Billy told President Carter he had a And when they spoke again three days the president urged Billy to register as a foreign agent and disclose his At first the White House denied that the brothers had discussed the1 There was also a denialthat Civiletti and president Carter had talked about Both stories were The president conceded he had urged Billy to make a complete revelation of his activities and that he had talked with Civiletti about the On July Billy registered with the Justice Department as an agent of the Libyan government and revealed the he By doing he won dismissal of a civil suit that said he undertook a propaganda campaign in return for certain gifts of personal property and the With calls escalating for an in the Senate created a bipartisan ninemember panel to in vestigate the Libyan Carter said he would cooperate and testify in person if Now the story took another The White House confirmed that President Carter had met on with Ali the Libyan charge to ask for help in getting Americas hostages in Iran It seems that first lady Rosalynn Carter had asked Billy for his assistance in making contact with the The weeks of backing and filling on the Billy mess were damaging to President facing the Democratic National Convention and a floor fight beginning So the White House understandably sought to get the congressional hearings out of the way before But at weeks that appeared a vain So Powell promised a full report on as well as a presidential press Billy was still holding court in just as he did four years But nobody was Biding time Calvin Richardson of New Braunfels takes a break while working at the Producers When Staff photo asked what he was thinking he replied that he was musing over a dance that Greater Jleto Praunfete Chamber of Commerce POST OFFICE BOX 180 July 1980 NEW TEXAS 78130 512 6252385 HeraldZeitung Box 649 New TX 78130 Congratulations and good luck on your introduction of a daily newspaper to our Here at the Chamber we the five issues a week and consider it a strong boost to our future economic The HeraldZeitung has served this community as its conscience and has played a key role in its economic and community It is obvious you will continue to be an effective participant in keeping New Braunfels the best place in which to and The many innovations you are implementing with this new expan sion will be most beneficial to our citizens and the entire surrounding We look forward to being a partner with you in keeping our slogan true In New Braunfels 1st Das Leben Elliot Knox President In Heto Braunfels M Qas Uctmi ;