ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 31, 1984
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(Studio) Upcoming changes in drinking age in Arizona, Nebraska, SC, and other states noted. Changes in attitude with regard to drinking and getting drunk cited.
REPORTER: Steve Bell
(Los Angeles, California) New Year's Eve traditions mentioned. Decr. in alcohol sales over last decade described; graphics shown. Concerns of liquor industry noted. Massachusetts's recent ban of "happy hours" cited. [Liquor industry spokesperson Duncan CAMERON - comments.] Incr. in severity of penalties for driving while intoxicated in 40 states noted. Reasons for less drinking listed. [Restaurateur Wolfgang PUCK - comments.]
REPORTER: Gary Shepard
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