Video: TecNica Delegation Leaves for Nicaragua

Volunteer Barbara Atkinson

This is a brief news clip recorded by Channel 4 in the San Francisco Bay Area that aired in the 1980’s. It shows TecNica volunteers at San Francisco International Airport leaving for Managua, Nicaragua. The TV reporter interviews several volunteers, asking why they are traveling to Nicaragua when the US is conducting a covert (Contra) war against the Nicaraguan Sandinista government.


Volunteers include Barbara Atkinson, Mehrene (Reno) Larudee, Julie Thompson, Mark Wieder, and xxx.

Watch the news clip of TecNica’s departure.