Stories of Service

The Draft | The History of America's Draft

Clip: Episode 3 | 2m 12s

America’s place on the world stage has always depended on its military might, and its military might has always depended on the draft. But the draft has stirred up controversy since America’s founding, throughout its history, and continues to do so today. What does it mean to serve one’s country in a time of war? What do you owe your fellow Americans?

Aired: 04/27/15

Rating: TV-PG

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