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Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 36, Side 1


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 36, 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: Tape 36, Side 1 of Governor Atiyeh's oral history covers: Organizing for political campaigns, early 1980s; working with the Republican Party on campaigns; issue of relief from long term federal timber sales contracts; thoughts on the federal government managing Northwest timber; role of homeownership in America; Savings and Loan Crisis, late 1980s to early 1990s; timber industry and the free market; State Accident Insurance Fund (SAIF) and the budget deficit of 1982.


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

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