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I've asked whether this is in scope: Are draft-dodgers in scope?. I'm not sure,but I'll crack on anyway.

Too what extent did Ted Nugent dodge the draft for Vietnam. He certainly did receive deferments but was there anything that would qualify Draft evasion. Also, the wikipedia talk page suggests he deficated in his pants for a week to this end, based on an interview he apparently gave. Is any of this backed by by evidence and how good is any of that evidence.

Thanks very much, I feel it's weird that his wikipedia page makes no mention of Vietnam and I need to know whether this omission is correct or needing change.

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Why the downvote? – Felix Goldberg Jan 23 '13 at 13:47
I feel like this question tows a fine line. On the one hand, Ted Nugent is certainly "famous," but is he the kind of famous that will be remembered long after he is dead? I'm thinking along the lines of say JFK, Louis Armstrong, Marlon Brando, Albert Einstein, etc. – ihtkwot Jan 23 '13 at 14:02
@ihtkwot: Since there is nowadays such great (and justified, don't get me wrong) interest in "people's history", why not Ted Nugent? – Felix Goldberg Jan 23 '13 at 14:28
This might be better recieved on politics.se. I don't think a lot of folks feel The Nuge is (or will be) a figure of much historical importance. – T.E.D. Jan 23 '13 at 19:12
@FelixGoldberg, yeah I don't really have a good answer for why not the Nuge. That is why I gave the question an upvote, and hopefully someone can find an answer. – ihtkwot Jan 23 '13 at 22:12

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