Cecil F. Poole Announces His Resignation (1969)

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from December 12th 1969 by Belva Davis, featuring a press conference in which the U.S. Attorney for Northern California Cecil F. Poole announces he will be resigning from his post after 8 years of service, effective at the end of January 1970. He goes on to explain his plans for the future. Also includes statements from James L. Browning, who is being nominated by President Nixon as Poole's replacement. Note that Poole was the first ever African American U.S. Attorney in the continental United States and Browning's appointment was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, a position in which he served till 1977. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
12/12/1969
Recording medium
16mm color magnetic sound film
3:40
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
local newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 100887
Views
1784

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