From historical biographies to issues and events that have shaped our state, Oregon Experience is an exciting television series co-produced by OPB and the Oregon Historical Society. The series explores Oregon's rich past and helps all of us - from natives to newcomers - gain a better understanding of the historical, social and political fabric of our state.

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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, Oregon Cultural Trust and Roundhouse Foundation.

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  • Astoria

    Astoria explores the multifaceted history of this city through the decades.


  • State of Jefferson

    The mythical State of Jefferson lives on in Southern Oregon and Northern California.


  • Luther Cressman, Quest for First People

    Archaeologist Luther Cressman led a lifelong search for America's first people.


  • Ken Kesey

    Ken Kesey's works have made him one of the best-known authors to ever emerge from Oregon.


  • Portland Noir

    From shanghaied sailors to opium dens, Portland's past is legendary. But how much is true?


  • Hanford

    The Hanford project was a gamble in American history that changed the world forever.


  • Capturing Oregon's Frontier

    Early rural Southern Oregon is brought to life through photographs.


  • Tom McCall

    More than any other single person, Tom McCall helped shape the Oregon that we know today.


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Previews | 6

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