ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 14, 1984
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(Studio) Status of move to have national drinking age in House and Senator reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Teenage fatality statistics linked to drunk driving outlined on screen, discussed. Congress consideration of legislature establishing national drinking age examined. [NHTSA spokesperson Diana STEED, United States Student Association spokesperson Katherine OZER - debate issue.] Current drinking ages in individual states illustrated on map. [New York Governor Mario CUOMO - supports higher drinking age but without federal government blackmail.] Congress's success in using same strategy to enforce national highway speed limit recalled.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
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