Prohibition Series: Legislating the Drinking Age

Posted by: perry 9/20/2011 10:25 PM

Tuesday, September 20
Prohibition Series: Legislating the Drinking Age
The legal drinking age was raised to 21 in the mid-1980s. While that law is credited with reducing the number of alcohol-related highway fatalities, some experts believe it inadvertently created a youth culture of reckless behavior and binge drinking.  On today’s program, we’ll examine the growing debate to lower the drinking age.

Scheduled Guest:
Barrett Seaman is the author of Binge: Campus Life in an Age of Disconnection and Excess. He is president of Choose Responsibility.
www.ChooseResponsibility.org

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