Lottery selection of potential soldiers for the Vietnam War by the Selective Service System (SSS) in United States.
Washington DC USA Date:1969, December 1 Duration:33 min 29 sec Sound:Yes
The Selective Service System (SSS) holds a draft lottery in 1969. The Lottery selection system chooses soldiers for induction into the Vietnam War. Members of the Selective Service Youth Advisory Committee participate in the draft, choosing birth dates from a glass bowl. The dates are read aloud and posted on the draft board. One young man protests by flashing a Peace sign with his fingers every time he chooses a draft number.
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