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Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 26, Side 2


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 26, 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: Philosophy of representing Oregon; covering ground in Oregon on the campaign trail; communicating with the masses as Governor; effect of public life on marriage with Dolores; working with a Democratic House of Representatives; working relationships with: Speaking of the House Hardy Myers, Majority Leader Grattan Kerans, Minority Leader Gary Wilhelms; Atiyeh's tax relief program and budget for 1979-80; homeowner/renter relief program; national inflation and interest rates and effects; canceling prior executive orders by previous Governors 1979-80; Atiyeh's long term energy plan.


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

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