Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 17, Side 2


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 17, 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: Bob Straub winning election of 1974; Tom Atiyeh getting beat up in Portland, mid 1970s; Atiyeh responding to Oregonian editorial quotes about election, mid 1970s; Governor Christopher Bond of Missouri supporting Atiyeh in 1974 election; experience of visiting White House and President Ford, mid 1970s; Governor Tom McCall supporting Bob Straub in 1974 election; effects of national politics on 1974 election; strategy in Governor campaign of 1974; Governor campaigns of 1978, 1982 compared to campaign of 1974.


Atiyeh, Victor

Is Part Of

Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection: Oral History recordings




The original recording and transcript of this oral history are in collection SR 1135, Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library


Hansen, Clark