From the July 1977 magazine.

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They're Starting Younger

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NEW YORK, N.Y.--Young people today are starting to drink earlier than ever before, according to a report by the Advisory Council on Youthful Alcohol and Drug Abuse Problems, which was set up by Mayor Beame two years ago to combat alcoholism among the young.

"Every study shows that kids today are drinking younger," said Dr. Patricia O'Gorman, director of the Department of Prevention and Education of...

-- New York Times