Comacho Resigns from Santa Cruz Draft Board

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KPIX Eyewitness news report from May 14th 1973 by Pat O'Brian in Santa Cruz featuring a press conference by Mr Comacho, who is announcing his resignation - effective immediately - from local draft board 59 (Santa Cruz County). This is described as an "act of conscience" in protest against U.S. involvment in the Vietnam War. He goes on to explain that he originally joined the board to represent "minority Americans" and felt he was unable to do that.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
5/14/1971
Recording medium
16mm color, magnetic sound film
2:23
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 105161
Views
1603

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