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Oregon Experience

Politics During the McCall Era

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McCall biographer Brent Walth and longtime political reporter Floyd McKay talk about the very different political environment that existed in Salem during those the McCall years.

Episodes of Oregon Experience55

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Oregon Experience

Broken Treaties, An Oregon Experience

Broken Treaties explores a thread of the Oregon story that hasn't been told in detail.

59:19

Broken Treaties, An Oregon Experience

59:19

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Oregon Experience

Massacre at Hells Canyon

Hells Canyon is the site of what may be the worst massacre of Chinese by whites in the US

27:14

Massacre at Hells Canyon

27:14

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Oregon Experience

Vanport

This is the story of Vanport; what it was like to live there and how it suddenly ended.

59:53

Vanport

59:53

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Oregon Experience

Darcelle XV

At age 85, Portland’s Darcelle is the nation’s oldest performing drag queen.

29:59

Darcelle XV

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Oregon Experience

Celebration

Vanport Mosaic and the City of Portland celebrates the history and legacy of Vanport.

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Celebration

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Oregon Experience

Proclamation

Vanport Mosaic organized a Vanport survivor’s reunion in North Portland.

2:31

Proclamation

2:31

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Oregon Experience

Restoration

Susan Barthel, Portland’s Environmental Services, explains the restoration efforts.

3:03

Restoration

3:03

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Oregon Experience

Rumors

History and Humanities Professor James Harrison talks about some of the death toll rumors.

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Rumors

2:38

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Oregon Experience

Schools

In the early 1940s there were thousands of children living in Vanport with their families.

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Schools

1:54

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Oregon Experience

Dare to be Different

Dare to be Different

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Dare to be Different

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Oregon Experience

Greg Pitts, Archivists for Oregon's Drag Community

Greg Pitts, Archivists for Oregon's Drag Queens

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Greg Pitts, Archivists for Oregon's Drag Community

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Oregon Experience

Kevin Cook Discusses Darcelle

Kevin Cook Discusses Darcelle

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Kevin Cook Discusses Darcelle

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Previews of Oregon Experience23

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Oregon Experience

Previewing Oregon Experience's 'Broken Treaties'

"Broken Treaties" introduces viewers to the tribes of our state and their history.

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Previewing Oregon Experience's 'Broken Treaties'

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Preview: Massacre at Hells Canyon

Hells Canyon is the site of what may be the worst massacre of Chinese by whites in U.S.

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Preview: Massacre at Hells Canyon

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Oregon Experience

Previewing Oregon Experience's Vanport

Oregon Experience's 11th season premiere documentary - Vanport.

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Previewing Oregon Experience's Vanport

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