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Conscientious Objection / Supreme Court / Draft Boards #210314

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 15, 1970
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(Studio) Supreme Court rules conscientious objection to war personal, not religious value; overturns Elliott Welsh draft conviction.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [WELSH - discusses case.] [Attorney J. B. TIETZ - explains reason for court win.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) High administration officials worried; up to local draft bds. to determine individual sincerity; may start rush of conscientious objectors. Supreme Court rules local bds. must reopen cases when registrants present new classification material.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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