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The Beach Bill

  • Aired: 11/12/2007
  • 28:36
  • Rating: TV-G
Governor Tom McCall signed The Beach Bill in 1967, forever granting the public recreational access to Oregon's beaches. But the landmark legislation almost died in committee. This is a story of vision and passion to preserve the beaches of Oregon for generations to come.
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The Beach Bill
Learn how the Beach Bill protected Oregon's coastline.
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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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