People: Dec. 26, 1969

Ten years ago, Actor Sterling Hayden said that sailing around the South Seas with his four children would help make them "sensitive, self-reliant human beings." Last week, in a Los Angeles court, his eldest son, Christian, now bearded and 21, was sentenced to 3½ years for draft evasion after an eloquent self-defense that included a quote he credited to John Bunyan: "I would rather spend the rest of my days in jail than make a butchery of my conscience." Christian's father, who won a Silver Star in World War II, is backing him.

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