Mayhem

Mayhem: The 1970s You Never Knew, Episode 7

Mayhem: The 1970s You Never Knew, Episode 7

Draft dodging. When did the draft lottery begin for the war in Vietnam, and who among America’s youth was hit the hardest? It was an unwinnable war, and thousands of high school graduates and college students refused to comply. What sparked these explosive protests nationwide? What role was marijuana and heroin playing back in Vietnam? And how did two decades of the costly, divisive conflict finally come to an end?

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  • Host and Executive Producer: Sharon McMahon
  • Audio Producer: Jenny Snyder
  • Writers and Researchers: Amy Watkin, Mandy Reid, Kari Anton
  • Production Coordinator: Andrea Champoux