Advisory Women

The average district draft office is a place where women are not. Draft board members are men, all the prospective draftees are men. By last week U. S. feminists had found something wanting in this situation, protested vigorously to Selective Service Headquarters in Washington. They did not ask to be drafted. But they wanted women to help administer the draft.

Diplomats in the Selective Service office found a way out of this mare's-nest. Brigadier General Lewis B. Hershey, the deputy director of Selective Service, solemnly issued a ruling that women could indeed be appointed to draft advisory boards. These boards...

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