Gov. George Deukmejian talks with reporters at his office in the Capitol in 1987 in Sacramento. The two-term California governor, whose anti-spending credo earned him the nickname “The Iron Duke,” died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, of natural causes, a former chief of staff said. He was 89. (AP Photo/Walt Zeboski, File)
Gov. George Deukmejian talks with reporters at his office in the Capitol in 1987 in Sacramento. The two-term California governor, whose anti-spending credo earned him the nickname “The Iron Duke,” died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, of natural causes, a former chief of staff said. He was 89. (AP Photo/Walt Zeboski, File) Walt Zeboski
Gov. George Deukmejian talks with reporters at his office in the Capitol in 1987 in Sacramento. The two-term California governor, whose anti-spending credo earned him the nickname “The Iron Duke,” died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, of natural causes, a former chief of staff said. He was 89. (AP Photo/Walt Zeboski, File) Walt Zeboski

‘No one sees the magic, Bob, but the magician’: George Deukmejian, a not-so-Iron Duke

May 09, 2018 01:59 PM