73 years ago today , America’s first peacetime military draft was initiated when FDR signed the Burke-Wadsworth Act, fourteen months before U.S. entry into World War II. So we’ll features some songs about conscription, beginning the The Byrds’ “Draft Morning.”
Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.
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