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Oral History, Tape 49, Side 1

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Oral History, Tape 49, Side 1

Description

Victor Atiyeh served as governor of Oregon from 1979-1987. This is one part of an oral history interview that was originally recorded on over 60 cassette tapes by the Oregon Historical Society. It is accompanied by a typed transcript. This portion covers: Natural disasters during tenure as Governor; number of vetos compared to other Oregon Governors, Oswald West; bills vetoed during 1985 Legislative session: quelling riots, fair pay to underaged people, Oregon State Lottery; conflicts with Oregon budget; legislative versus executive branches; legality of vetoing, mid-1980s; lobbyist influence on Atiyeh’s vetoing, mid-1980s; Legislature and confirmation of executive appointments; conflict between Atiyeh and Legislature on a Governor airplane; Secretary of State’s audit performances in government agencies, mid-1980s.

Creator

Atiyeh, Victor

Date

1993

Is Part Of

Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection: Oral History recordings

Identifier

PUA_MS96_Tape49_Side1.mp3

Interviewer

Hansen, Clark

Citation

Atiyeh, Victor, “Oral History, Tape 49, Side 1,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed November 19, 2017, http://exhibits.lib.pacificu.edu/items/show/4034.

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