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Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 42, Side 1


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 42, 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: Visit to Quneitra on Middle East trip, 1984; difference between Israeli and Syrian version of the events that occurred at the Village of Quneitra; visit to Syria and meeting with President Assad, 1984; conversation with President Assad on terrorism in Middle East, 1984; thoughts on meeting President Assad, 1984, 1985 trips; Atiyeh's last trip to Syria, 1987; meeting with President Assad in 1987; how Atiyeh became an


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

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