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Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 22, Side 2


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 22, 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: How different news organizations viewed him over his political career; personal reflections on his time in the Oregon legislature; thoughts on criticism towards himself; debating bills on the legislative floor; personal thoughts on his integrity and performance while in legislature; early stages of running for Governor late 1970s; differences between 1974 and 1978 Governor election; political opinion of Governor Straub; governor primary race.


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 22, Side 2,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed April 19, 2018,

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