THE DRAFT: The College Boys Learn

For the first time last week, a million U.S. college men got a fairly clear idea of what to expect from the draft. By executive order, President Truman amended the nation's outdated draft regulations, set up a new system to give the country's more promising students a chance to finish up their studies.

There will be no automatic mass deferments : each student will have to prove to the Selective Service System that his education is necessary "to the national health, safety, and interest." Under the new regulations, deferments will be granted to:


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