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Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 21, Side 1


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 21, 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: Speaker of the House Phil Lang being stripped of his power by the Rules Committee; Governor Straus creation of the power authority; dentists bill late 1970s; euthanasia bill late 1970s; Dimethyl Sulfoxide Bill late 1970s; legislators' salaries in the late 1970s and early 1990s; small campaign finance reform; cutting government agencies late 1970s and early 1990s; right to life debate late 1970s.


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 21, Side 1,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed March 18, 2018,

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