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Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 7, Side 1


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 7, Side 1


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: Oil exploration; learning the process in early legislative sessions; 1962 House of Representatives election; House Bill 14: Balloon Bread, early 1960s; State of Oregon constitution; state of Oregon Chamber of Commerce, early 1960s; defeat of Department of Natural Resources, early 1960s; agencies handling of natural resources; three-way workers compensation legislative battle, 1963; labor bills, early 1960s; capital punishment; Legislative Council Committee, early 1960s.


Atiyeh, Victor




The original recording and transcript of this oral history are in collection SR 1135, Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library

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Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection: Oral History recordings




Hansen, Clark


Atiyeh, Victor, “Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 7, Side 1,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed March 18, 2018,

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