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Draft Lottery / Reaction / Washington, DC / Chicago / Los Angeles / Cleveland #443815

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 02, 1969
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(Studio) Army Colonel and Navy Captain wrote out all days of year and put them in capsules for draft lottery. September 14 was 1st number.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Film of last night's draft lottery shown. Group chants, "Hell, no, we won't go."
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Chicago, Illinois) People call in to Selective Service for advice and answers to questions. Man answering calls claims he knows nothing, but what's in the newspapers and has received no word from Hdqtrs. on new procedure.
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Los Angeles, California) [Carl PORTER - says feel good, but feel bad for those who were 1st.] [Phil BENGTSON - says this will produce more quiet among young. Was number 66.] [Frank RIBEIRO - says am in better situation to plan future.] [Robert HOLMES - still same way to get some into the Army for ridiculous war.] [Unidentified MAN - says number 350.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Cleveland, Ohio) [Unidentified MAN - says number was 262. Feel safer about it.] [2nd SPKR. - says in top 100. Will be 1 of 1st to go.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David
Duration:
00:04:10

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