Ending the Draft: The Creation of an All-Volunteer Force

January 19, 2012

Jonathan Rose, Annelise Anderson and Martin AndersonDiscussion exploring how Richard Nixon led efforts to reform and finally replace the draft with an All-Volunteer Force (January 19, 2012, Nixon Library, Yorba Linda, CA).

Title: RN Ends the Draft: The Creation of the All-Volunteer Force


  • Moderator: Bernard Rostker, former Director of the Selective Service Commission and Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. Author of I Want You: The Evolution of the All-Volunteer Force.
  • Panelists: Jonathan Rose, Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Affairs, Annelise Anderson, 1968 campaign issues advisor, and Martin Anderson, 1968 campaign issues advisor and Deputy Assistant to the President under Arthur Burns.
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