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Liquor By The Drink #259801

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 04, 1978
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(Studio) North Carolina and Oklahoma noted as only 2 states banning sale of mixed drinks. North Carolina bill allowing local votes on liquor by drink reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Charlotte, North Carolina) Referendum to decide if residents of Mecklenburg Cnty. can legally buy hard liquor by the drink noted. Current practice of brown-bagging shown and described. [Cnty. election supervise William CULP, Junior- gives reasons pro and con.] Anti-mixed drink ad shown. [Patricia CASHION - questions sense of law which prevents purchase of a glass of liquor but not a gallon.] [Anti-mixed drinks spokesperson Henderson BELK - gives biblical opposition to new law.]
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Rather, Dan;
Sheahan, John

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