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Tennessee / 18-Year-Old Drinking Law #15563

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 20, 1971
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(Studio) Tennessee new law allows 18-yr.-olds to drink.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Nashville, Tennessee) Attorney General rules 18-yr.-olds given all rights and privileges of adulthood. [Unidentified YOUTH - thinks if considered mature enough to vote, mature enough to drink.] [Fayette Cnty. attorney Troy TOMLIN - thinks 18 too young to drink whiskey.] Tennessee legislature may pass law forbidding 18-21 year olds purchase, drink liquor.
REPORTER: David Snell

(Studio) Tennessee Legis. defers action until January
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David

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