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Draft Registration #285099

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 03, 1982
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(Studio) United States recalled abolishing draft following Vietnam war; Reagan administration said taking 1st step in crackdown on those avoiding draft registration.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) Benjamin Sasway said 1st legal test of draft registration law; details given. [SASWAY - regrets situation.] Purpose of Justice Department's indictment of resisters explained. [New Jersey United States attorney West Hunt DUMONT - cites possible prosecution even though registrant has complied.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson David LANDAU - replies.] Rusty Martin's refusal to register noted. [MARTIN - explains his stance.] [Ed HASBROOK - criticizes alleged reasons for indictment.] [Attorney Peter GOLDBERGER - cites legal aspect of case.] [DUMONT - anticipates problems in winning conviction.] [Draft Action spokesperson Barry LYNN - notes role of juries in situation.] [LANDAU - comments on Martin's possible jailing.] [DUMONT - responds.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Reporter(s):
Kelley, Chris;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:05:10

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