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Draft Dodger / Parole #210728

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 06, 1970
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(Studio) Anti-war movement so old draft dodgers' sentences served.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Saint Johnsbury, VT) 21 year old draft evader paroled after 22 mos.; was Harvard freshman; refused induction; made no defense [Stephen ELLIOTT - hoped more would resist draft.] Mother supported son's resistance, father didn't. [Father Herb. ELLIOTT - says son had to take medical] [Mrs. ELLIOTT - opposes unfair law.] Most townspeople support government, deride draft dodgers; Stephen Elliott may be patriotic by trying to get cntry. out of unjust war.
REPORTER: David Culhane

Culhane, David;
Mudd, Roger

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