Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 38, Side 2


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 38, 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: Governor's Office Budget, 1983; Atiyeh's refusal to meet with Irv Fletcher of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations; National Governor's Association meeting, 1983; impressions of Governors: Scott Matheson of Utah, Jim Thompson of Illinois, Richard Thornburg of Pennsylvania, Bruce Bassett of Arizona, Tony Anaya of New Mexico, Joseph Brennan of Maine; Western Governor's Conference, 1983; thoughts on George Ariyoshi of Hawaii and Dick Lamm of Colorado; Atiyeh as chair of Western Governor's Conference, 1983; proposed land swap between the State of Oregon and Federal Government; thoughts on Secretary of Interior James Watt.


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