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Highway Funds and Drinking Age #312353

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 30, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Deadline for states to set minimum legal drinking age or lose federal highway funds noted.

(New Orleans, Louisiana: Bill Whitaker) National status of minimum drinking age illustrated on map; LA's opposition to federal pressure to raise age examined. Scenes shown. [LA legislature Quentin DASTUGUE - considers issue blackmail.] [TEEN - considers group old enough to drink.] [LA highway safety commission spokesperson Bette THEIS - believes raising drinking age will save lives.] Amt. of fed. highway funds lost by Louisiana noted. [Mothers Against Drunk Drivers spokesperson Dr. Harold BRANDT - comments.]

Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill

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