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.

Full Episodes | 44

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  • State of Jefferson

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

    29:57

  • Luther Cressman, Quest for First People

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

    58:52

  • Ken Kesey

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

    59:05

  • Portland Noir

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

    29:23

  • Hanford

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

    59:35

  • Capturing Oregon's Frontier

    Early rural Southern Oregon is brought to life through photographs.

    29:00

  • Tom McCall

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

    58:21

  • Rajneeshpuram

    The story of Bhagwan in Eastern Oregon.

    59:56

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