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Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 30, Side 1


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 30, 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: Air, ground, and water pollution: banning disposable diapers 1979; effect of bottle bill; opinion on conjugal visits 1979; personal assessment of the 1979 legislative session; media assessment of Atiyeh's first legislative session as Governor; Land Use Board of Appeals 1979; opinion of legislative branch from Governors perspective; relationship as Governor to Emergency Board; role of budget director with legislative branch; relationship with Washington Governor Dixie Lee Ray and Idaho Governor John Evans.


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

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