Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 42, Side 2


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 42, 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: Meeting with President Assad in Syria, 1984; President Assad and the First Persian Gulf War, early 1990s; economy in Syria, mid 1980s; media coverage of Israel and Palestinians, mid 1980s; description of trip to Damascus, mid 1980s; gold and exchange rate in Syria, mid 1980s; buying swords, bracelets, and other items in Syria, mid 1980s; trip to Homs and Amar, 1984.


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