Chuck Beggs worked as a political reporter in Oregon from 1966-2005, covering legislative sessions and local and state government.
The Campaign Trail video uses oral history excerpts from interviews of candidates who ran for office from 1957 to 2020.
This video compiles interviews from previous oral histories to tell the history behind Oregon’s 1973 legislative session.
Rep. Paul Hanneman, Janet McLennan, Rep. Roger Martin and Chief Justice Wallace Carson tell the history behind Oregon’s 1967 Beach Bill.
Sen. Lenn Hannon, Oregon’s second-longest-serving state senator in Oregon’s history, represented Oregon’s 26th district from 1974-2003.
Sen. Cliff Trow served in the Oregon State Senate from 1975-1995, and taught history at Oregon State University for 31 years.