Experience the American Journey through our country's visual heritage in this historical recording provided by the National Archives of the United States.From the U.S. Army's "The Big Picture" television series, 1950-1975."THE BIG PICTURE" TO EXAMINE CURRENT MILITARY OBLIGATIONS -- Today, the young man of America must face up to this fact: When he is 18 he can be drafted. THE BIG PICTURE examines in dramatic form the Reserve Forces Act in which the young men of America can fulfill their military obligations and do the best for their careers at the same time. Coupled together, here are two reasons why more and more forward-looking youngsters are enrolling in the United States Army Reserve. Viewers of the film documentary will watch a father and son as they visit the local armory in a Connecticut town before making a decision on how the boy will fulfill his military obligations.This historical recording from the National Archives may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material.The content summary for this DVD is adapted from an historical description provided by the government agency or donor at the time of production release. This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.