On many a U.S. Main Street walked the lost generation last weekmen who had been just old enough to get into one war and just too young to stay out of another.
The 36-to-44-year-olds, a bit paunchy, a trifle short in the wind, had been bombarded senseless with conflicting statements:
> Unless Congress lowers the Selective Service age limit to sweep in 18-to-19-year-olds, the draft will soon begin claiming men with dependent wives and children.
> A man must do war work or fight.
> When young men with dependents are available, older men...