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Drinking Age #537527

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 13, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan said supporting national 21 year old drinking age.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) [Trans. Secretary Elizabeth DOLE - announces President's endorsement of bill withholding highway funds from states not setting minimum drinking age of 21.] Current national status of drinking age illustrated on map. [Senator Frank LAUTENBERG - ests. number lives saved annually by new drinking age.] [PEOPLE - criticize new drinking age.] [Drunk driver's victim's FATHER - calls for stricter enforcement of existing laws.]
REPORTER: Bob Abernethy

(Studio) Florida Governor Robert Graham reported enacting state law affecting drunk boat drivers; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Fort Lauderdale, Florida) Incring. problem of drinking by boaters examined; films shown. [BOATER - defs. drinking in boat.] Boating accident fatalities attributed to drinking mentioned; new Florida law outlined, discussed. [sergeant Sam CORY - praises law.]
REPORTER: Dennis Murphy

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom;
Murphy, Dennis

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