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Clinton Joined Jog By Astronauts, A Mayor And A Fan

June 21, 1994 GMT

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Clinton followed his usual orbit around the monuments today on his morning run as he jogged with two astronauts.

Steven Hawley and Stephen Oswald joined Clinton to help promote tonight’s premiere of ″Destiny in Space,″ the newest IMAX film at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.

The film includes never-before-seen footage of space shuttle missions, including scenes of the recent servicing of the Hubble Telescope.

Marty Chavez, the mayor of Albuquerque, also jogged with the president.

One persistent teenager shadowed Clinton’s run, desperately trying to get the president’s autograph.

Blake Levine, 15, of New York City first waved a pen and paper at Clinton outside the White House. He again appeared at the Lincoln Memorial, looking only slightly winded. Finally, when Levine caught up with the president a third time at the tidal basin, the secret service waved him away.

″I only want his autograph,″ Levine pleaded.

The teenager left disappointed.