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Palo Alto Weekly

Cover Story - May 6, 2011

Dick Henning

Bringing luminaries to the locals

by Karla Kane

As the founder of Foothill College's Celebrity Forum Speaker Series, Dick Henning has hobnobbed with everyone from movie legend Cary Grant to the late Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. But it's the education he had received growing up in Taft, Calif., a rustic yet wealthy oil town west of Bakersfield, that served as early inspiration for his own long career of educational and community service.

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