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Indiana Medicine, 1993


Interviewee
Bowen, Otis R. May 3, 1994 

Call Number
93-031

Physical Description

33 pages; 2 tapes, 81 minutes; index

Interviewer
Berry, Chad

Access Status

Open

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Otis R. Bowen discusses his childhood and family, his medical education at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and his general practice in Bremen, Indiana. He talks about his military service during World War II, especially in the Allied invasion of Okinawa. In addition, Dr. Bowen comments on his political career, including his term as governor of Indiana, and his appointment to the position of United States Secretary of Health and Human Service by President Ronald Reagan.

  • Keywords
    • Corporation Names
    • Indiana University School of Medicine
    • IUPUI
    • South Bend Memorial Hospital
    • Occupation Names
    • Indiana governor
    • physician
    • Personal Names
    • Reagan, Ronald Wilson
    • Ritchey, James O.
    • Place Names
    • Bremen, Indiana
    • Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Subjects
    • Amish
    • general practice
    • Okinawa invasion
    • outdoor obstetrics
    • political career
    • premedical education
    • student diversity
    • World War II