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Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 9, Side 1


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 9, 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: Connection to the Goldwater ticket, 1964; 1966 Senate composition; 1966 leadership of the legislature; impressions of Tom McCall's executive branch, 1966; Interim Committee on Public Heath: air and water quality, 1967; rewrite of the Air Quality Law, 1967; Tom McCall and Bob Straub on environmental legislation; bills that failed in the legislature 1967: teacher tenure law and control of speakers on campuses; scenic rivers proposal, 1967; single member districts proposal, 1967; limits on campaign spending.


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 9, Side 1,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed April 20, 2018,

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