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Political Intelligence

After defeat, Dukakis, Kerry found other ways to serve

In the spring of 1992, ­Michael S. Dukakis greeted a reporter at a windowless office built of cinderblocks on the campus of Florida Atlantic University. When their chat was over, the reporter walked Dukakis to the parking lot and said goodbye to the former Massachusetts governor.

Dukakis then started up his Honda Accord and drove off into the night.

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