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RN Ends the Draft: The Creation of the All Volunteer Force

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Published on Dec 31, 2013

January 19, 2012: A discussion on how President Nixon ended the draft and created the modern all-volunteer force fighting for America today.

Location: Richard Nixon Presidential Library

Participants:
Annelise Anderson, 1968 Nixon for President campaign advisor;
Martin Anderson, Special Assistant to President Nixon for Domestic Affairs;
Jonathan Rose, Deputy Assistant to President Nixon for Economic Affairs;
Bernard Rostker (moderator), Former Director of the Selective Service Commission under President Carter and Author of I Want You: The Evolution of the All-Volunteer Force.

Organized by Nixon White House Associate Director Geoffrey C. Shepard, the forums are co-sponsored by the National Archives and the Richard Nixon Foundation.

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For more information, please visit the Nixon Library at www.nixonlibrary.gov or contact us at 714-983-9120 or nixon@nara.gov

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