CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 01, 1982
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(Studio) Apparent rebirth of Reserve Officers' Training Corps noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Fort Bragg, North Carolina) Current status of Reserve Officers' Training Corps on nation's campuses examined. [STUDENTS - claim to have joined Reserve Officers' Training Corps for the easy grade.] [Colonel Frank RUTHERFORD - denies course is easy.] Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs for Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi outlined on screen. [General River Dean TICE - doesn't consider grades legitimate recruiting device.] [Dave REDDY - explains his support of mil.] [Tony COOK - defs. decision.] Impact of Vietnam war on Reserve Officers' Training Corps recalled; dropout rate of Reserve Officers' Training Corps and cost of program discussed in detail. [TICE - notes dropout rate.] [REDDY - comments.]
REPORTER: Jane Wallace
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