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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

April 28,2015

The Draft

Race, class, culture — the draft in the 1960s and 1970s was a lightning rod that lit up every schism in American society. But ending the draft has produced unintended consequences, creating a citizenry completely disconnected from the soldiers who bear the entire burden of endless wars. The Draft tells the story of how a single, controversial issue continues to define a nation.

Learn more at http://www.pbs.org/veterans/stories-of-service/stream-tv/a-to-z/draft/

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