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Bakersfield Now: A history of presidential visits in Kern County

A history of presidential visits in Kern County


President Barack Obama and Helen Chavez place a rose at the gravesite of Cesar Chavez before the dedication ceremony for the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument in Keene, Calif., Oct. 8, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

In honor of presidents day we dusted off the tapes in our archive and discovered almost every sitting president has made a visit to Kern County since President George H.W. Bush.