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In your Letters column [TIME, Sept. 2], Senator Wheeler objected to our question on conscription. The question was: "Do you think every able-bodied young man 20 years old should be made to serve one year in the Army, Navy or Air Force?"
Since we started polling on this issue months before the Burke-Wadsworth Bill was introduced in Congress, we have carried it on for trend purposes. Actually, a question dealing with the principle of the Burke-Wadsworth Bill yields virtually the same national results.
Because Senator Wheeler specifically challenged our results which showed...