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Draft Reform / New York City #3149

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 26, 1969
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(Studio) Draft lottery to be held Monday 19-yr.-olds to go 1st. If their numbers don't come up in a year, obligations are over.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [President NIXON - says draft reform doesn't remove all inequity, but agony and suspense can be reduced from 7 years to 1 year
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) New plan simple.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) If 19-yr. olds not called in 1 year, likely won't have to go unless maj. war. Order of being called will depend on birthdays. New list of dates to be drawn every year. Standard deferments to continue.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Jackson, Gregory;
Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Howard K.

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