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Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 37, Side 1


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 37, 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: Land Conservation and Development Commission, early 1980s; Oregon infrastructure development; helping the forest products industry, early 1980s; crime prevention in second term; The Matrix System of punishment; taxes and the deficit of the 1980s; letter from Atiyeh to the White House about the deficit, 1982; relationship with Republican party during 1982 election; Ronald Reagan visiting Oregon, early 1980s.


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

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