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Oral history interview with Don Clark
- 1994 August 30 - 1998 March 27 (Creation)
42 Audiocassette (37 hr., 57min., 33 sec.) + Transcript (860 pp)
online resource (78 audio files (37 hr., 57min., 33 sec.) + Transcript (1 PDF file)
Name of creator
Don Clark served as Multnomah County Sheriff 1963-65 and as Multnomah County Commissioner 1971-83.
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George Manley Joseph (1930-2003) was born in Idaho. He was chief justice of the Oregon Court of Appeals from 1981 to 1992.
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Clark discusses family heritage, education, and career beginnings in the criminal justice system; experiences as Multnomah County sheriff; campaign for the Multnomah County Commission; modernization of county government in Oregon; Mt. Hood freeway and regional transportation planning, Burnside Consortium, Columbia Villa, single-payer health care, and numerous other subjects of policy and politics of city and county in the 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s.
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Creative Commons - Attribution, ShareAlike (BY SA) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/
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Oral History Interview with Don Clark, by George Joseph, 1994 August 30 - 1998 March 27, SR 1166, Oregon Historical Society.
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Tape 13 is missing.
Sections of this oral history interview have been redacted by the interviewee. These redactions have been noted in the transcript.