Susan Mogerman served as an assistant press secretary for Governor Jim Thompson from 1982 to 1989 when Governor Thompson asked Susan to move to the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, an agency in which Gov. Thompson was especially interested. Mogerman discusses Gov. Thompson's campaign and leadership style, and about his razor-thin victory in the gubernatorial election of 1982. She also discusses many of the other figures in the Thompson administration, to include her boss, Press Secretary Dave Gilbert.