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Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 17, Side 2


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 17, Side 2


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: Bob Straub winning election of 1974; Tom Atiyeh getting beat up in Portland, mid 1970s; Atiyeh responding to Oregonian editorial quotes about election, mid 1970s; Governor Christopher Bond of Missouri supporting Atiyeh in 1974 election; experience of visiting White House and President Ford, mid 1970s; Governor Tom McCall supporting Bob Straub in 1974 election; effects of national politics on 1974 election; strategy in Governor campaign of 1974; Governor campaigns of 1978, 1982 compared to campaign of 1974.


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 17, Side 2,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed April 20, 2018,

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