ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 28, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon says he will carry out 1968 campaign pledge to end military draft next July.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(San Clemente, California) Selective Service machinery will remain in case draft is needed. End of induction depends on Congress action on several bills, incl. more money for GI's. [Secretary Defense Melvin LAIRD - shows charts depicting progressively lower draft calls during Nixon administration Stresses Vietnam war will continue until certain terms met.] Nixon to announce more US troop withdrawals from Vietnam.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
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