Steve Appleford / Times Community News
September 4, 2012
Located right beside the California delegation to the Democratic National Convention was the Masschussets delegation, where former Governor Michael Dukakis, the party's 1988 nominee for president, applauded the speeches of Michelle Obama, Julian Castro and others at Time Warner Cable Arena. Dukakis, known to history as the man who lost to George H.W. Bush that year, is a frequent visitor to Southern California as a visiting professor at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs.