The Congress: Draft Reform

Though the House and Senate both voted last month to extend the draft for four more years beyond July 1, they clashed over significant aspects of Lyndon Johnson's authority to carry out his proposed reforms of the Selective Service System. This week a House-Senate conference committee is scheduled to begin bargaining over the differences. Items and prospects:

> THE LOTTERY. One of the President's most controversial proposals would substitute random selection for the present system of inducting eligible men by birthdate priority. The House version requires the President to give Congress 60...

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