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Military Draft #263321

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 21, 1979
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(Studio) Congress said considering new military draft. Army Chief of Staff Bernard Rogers quoted favoring modified draft.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Student petitions said being sent to Congress opposing draft. [Unidentified STUDENTS - comment on draft.] Students for a Libertarian Society said to be pushing petitions movement [Group spokesperson Milton MUELLER - says people will not accept draft registration.] Committee Against Registration and the Draft (CARD) said to be coalition of groups opposed to draft. [CARD spokesperson Tom PALMER - speaks of plans for Washington, DC rally.] List of congressmen opposed to draft bills shown. [OR Representative James WEAVER - states opposition to draft.] [Texas Representative Charles WILSON - states his reasons for supporting draft.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Pappas, Ike;
Schieffer, Bob

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