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Activate the audio recording in the embedded player above. A transcript that Dr. McGowan edited for clarity is available for download above and to the right. Two photographs are available at the links below.


James McGowan, Professor of English Emeritus, joined IWU's faculty in 1969 and retired in 2000. He and Anne (Class of 1976) remain active in the community. Dr. McGowan read his original poem commemorating the inauguration of IWU's 15th President Richard F. Wilson may be found at http://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/wilson_inauguration/15


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McGowan_Anne_James.jpg (1413 kB)
Photo taken on May 3, 2013, the day of the interview

McGowan family 1969.jpg (128 kB)
Polaroid of the McGowan family taken before they moved from New Jersey to IWU