then Indiana Governor Otis R. Bowen, M.D., talks with officials during a meeting at the Ross Clinic. Carol Bublitz, my girlfriend at the time, who was president of her high school's Young Republicans chapter, came with me on this assignment. Some of the governor's aides got a bit chagrined at her many questions. Dr. Bowen was a class act and I always enjoyed photographing him. He and his wife were kind enough to send a congratulatory note when I graduated from high school, and they did it because they were great people, not because they wanted my vote. That's Lake County Republican chairman Joe Kotso in the background.

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