Oral History, Tape 58, Side 1


Oral History, Tape 58, 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: Responding to criticism from Oregonian writer Allen Hayakawa, late 1980s; personal reflections on political credentials; margin of victory in second election, 1982; managerial style of Atiyeh, 1980s; policy high points as Governor; repeal of the unitary tax in Oregon, mid-1980s; how legislative branch evolved from 1959-1987; balance of power between legislative and executive branches of government, 1980s; problems with single-member districts.


Atiyeh, Victor

Is Part Of

Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection: Oral History recordings




Hansen, Clark