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Volunteer Army #250999

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 02, 1977
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(Studio) Senate subcommittee report today says volunteer army not living up to expectations and will probably get worse.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Details of report noted; concludes if remedy not found, volunteer army may be crippled and unable to protect nation Author of report is economy and mil. sociologist Dr. William King of University of Pittsburgh. [KING - advocates registration and some type of military or other service by youth of American] Witnesses don't recommend abolishing volunteer service short of national emergency, but advise that management be tightened and service made more efficient. [Rand Corporation spokesperson Dr. Richard COOPER - says volunteer service has been success, but management problems remain.] No legislature expected this year
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Pappas, Ike
Duration:
00:01:50

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