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Volunteer Army #208343

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 20, 1970
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(Studio) President commission headed by Thomas Gates completes study of all volunteer Army.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Report goes beyond anything Nixon indicated previously; end draft in July `71; start volunteer Army regardless of Vietnam; standby draft under Congress control; up enlisted man's pay; more women; will cost $4 billion more a year; below estimates.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) National Guard plans to recruit more veterans and fewer untrained men; will reduce training costs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:01:50

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