Fifty years ago today, March 6, 1967
President Johnson told Congress today he will order younger men drafted first under a lottery-type system as part of an overhaul of Selective Service.
Nelson Eddy Dies
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Nelson Eddy, the blond baritone whose ringing songs of love made him an idol of motion pictures and radio three decades ago, died today of a stroke. Eddy was 65.
Antipoverty community action groups, such as Columbus Opportunity Inc. have until March 10 to make plans to meet a congressional requirement that at least one-third of their board members be representatives of the poor.