NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 30, 1984
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(Studio) Minimum drinking age noted rising as of tomorrow in Rhode Island and WI; details given. President Reagan thought signing legislation pressuring states to adopt uniform national drinking age.
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Illinois-WI Border) Coordinated efforts of 7 Midwestern stages to stem drunk driving, resulting from inconsistent state drinking ages allowing border crossings by youths for alcohol purchases, examined; films shown. [Illinois state police sergeant Elton SELF - explains source of problem.] Reduced fatalities along WI-Illinois border as result of coordinated police efforts noted. [WOMAN - praises program.]
REPORTER: Cassandra Clayton
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