Oral History, Tape 59, Side 1


Oral History, Tape 59, 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: final reflections as legislator and governor, 1959-1987: racial discrimination in society, criminal justice and court reform, first Oregon State Games, alternatives to nursing homes, gasoline shortages, diversifying Oregon’s economy; formalizing a state employee’s suggestion award program; traveling Oregon as a Governor; Atiyeh’s charisma as a leader and politician.


Atiyeh, Victor

Is Part Of

Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection: Oral History recordings




Hansen, Clark