In a Sept. 4, 1995, photo, White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, center, introduces President Bill Clinton at the dedication of Cal State Monterey Bay. At right is Cal State Monterey Bay’s president, Peter Smith.
In a Sept. 4, 1995, photo, White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, center, introduces President Bill Clinton at the dedication of Cal State Monterey Bay. At right is Cal State Monterey Bay’s president, Peter Smith. Jim Weber The Tribune
In a Sept. 4, 1995, photo, White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, center, introduces President Bill Clinton at the dedication of Cal State Monterey Bay. At right is Cal State Monterey Bay’s president, Peter Smith. Jim Weber The Tribune

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