From the July 1979 magazine.

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Age-Raising Trend Continues

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BOSTON, MASS.--The nationwide trend towards raising the legal drinking age, which was lowered by state after state in the early years of this decade, is beginning to meet organized resistance here in New England.

Young people picketed the State Capitol, packed the legislative galleries, and buttonholed lawmakers here as a Massachusetts bill that would increase the current 18-year-old limit moved to...

-- Michael Knight