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Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 44, Side 2


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 44, 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: Establishing a trade mission to Japan, 1984; "From Oregon With Love" Japanese television series, 1984; business relationship with Japan, mid 1980s; relationship with Mike Mansfield, former United States ambassador to Japan, mid 1980s; benefits of being in an economic trade zone in China, mid 1980s; trip to Japan, 1985; meeting with representatives from Sharp-RCA and Sony corporations, 1985; thoughts on Oregon Director of Economic Development, John Anderson, mid 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 44, Side 2,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed April 20, 2018,

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