The draft lottery alphabet sequence is completed in the United States.
Washington DC USA Date:1969, December 1 Duration:9 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
The Selective Service System (SSS) in United States, its functioning and effects. Lottery selection held in full view of public for selecting potential soldiers for war. The draft lottery is concluded with Selective Service youth members drawing letters to complete the alphabet sequence, a subset of the randomn selection sequence associated with the draft lottery. The alphabet sequence matches the first letter of the last name of draft candidates against a number. The draft lottery is held at the Selective Service office in Washington DC by director General Lewis B. Hershey and others.
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