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by Hannah Leitheiser

Study or Perish

#koreanwar

The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture

Brian Dear

2017

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2019-09-04

"College students were excluded from the draft as long as their grades were good. 'It put a lota pressure on the grades. If you let your grades slide then you were in the draft and off to Korea fast. They were killing people pretty quickly over there.'"

- Brian Dear, The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture (2017)