Should National Service Be Required?


Guests:

Senator John Mccain
* Republican Senator from Arizona
* Member of the Senate Armed Forces, Commerce, Science & Transportation and Indian Affairs Committees

Charles Moskos
* Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University

Jacob Sullum
* Senior Editor Reason magazine

Other Guests: TBA

Over the past couple of months, more young people have been enlisting in the military, and signing up for organizations like Americorps. Some argue that some form of national service should be required of everybody. In this hour of Talk of the Nation, Neal Conan talks with guests about bringing back the draft — or at least some kind of required national service — for America's young people.

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