Leon Panetta’s path less traveled

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Leon Panetta's path less traveled
Leon Panetta's path less traveled
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CIA director Leon Panetta – named just days ago as President Obama’s nominee to be Defense Secretary – walked away from a rising career in California politics to serve in Washington.  Political Reporter Conan Nolan of NBC Los Angeles offers unique insight into what Panetta passed up long before being part of the team that got Osama Bin Laden.

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Leon Panetta's path less traveled

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