From the June 1981 magazine.

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ALBANY, NEW YORK--A New York State Senate committee, concerned about an increase in alcohol abuse, particularly among the young, received support for legislation that would raise the legal drinking age by one year, to 19.

A New Jersey state senator, Frank X. Graves Jr., sponsor of the law that raised the legal drinking age in that state from 18 to 19 in January 1980, urged New York...

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