"There is always inequality in life. Some men are killed in a war and some are wounded and some men never leave the country. … Life is unfair."
— John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Press Conference, March 21, 1962
|Secretary of War Newton D. Baker (blindfolded) draws the first number in a nationwide lottery to determine the order of drafting men for the military. (June 27, 1918)|