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The National Drinking Age
June 28, 1984 at 12:00 AM EST
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Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg, a New Jersey Democrat who was a driving force behind legislation making 21 the drinking age in all 50 states, joined Robert MacNeil for a taping of The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour. Henry Tatum of the Dallas Morning News and Al Pinder of the Grinnell Herald Register join the debate.
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