From Washington last week, Selective Service Director Lewis B. Hershey
sent a memo about college students to U.S. local draft boards. The
policy of Selective Service, until further notice: to defer drafting
students who 1) have had at least a year of college, 2) stood in the
upper half of their class last year, and 3) signed up for more college
before Aug. 1.
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