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Drinking Age / Binge Drinking #900258

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 20, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The decrease in vehicular accidents since the drinking age was raised to 21 noted.

(New York: Mika Brzezinski) The controversial push to lower the legal drinking age to 18 due to the rise in binge drinking on college campuses featured; video shown of college students getting drunk; photos shown of young people who died in alcohol-related deaths. [Drunk driving accident victim’s father Jeff LEVY††- supports keeping the age at 21.] [Former Middlebury College president John McCARDELL††- says we expect uneducated, unprepared 21-year-olds to make responsible choices about alcohol.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Brzezinski, Mika
Duration:
00:02:30

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