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Registration and Student Aid #290992

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 17, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Federal judge's rejection of government requirement that male students register for military draft before being eligible to receive federal student aid examined; test case recalled brought by students at University of Minnesota and supported by university administration Details given. Focus of judge's ruling that law is unconstitutional outlined on screen, discussed. [Minnesota Civil Liberties Union attorney Amy SILBERBERG - praises decision.] [Selective Service director Thomas TURNAGE - isn't concerned for system's future.] Govt. said appealing to Supreme Court; details given. Problems encountered in government's efforts to prosecute those failing to register discussed.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan

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