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Season 4 Episode #405

Spirit of Tek an Oregon Experience, The Spirit of Tek

Broadcasts: July 15, 10:30 p.m. [OPB TV], July 17, 3:30 a.m. [OPB TV], February 24, 9:30 p.m. [OPB TV], February 26, 2:30 a.m. [OPB TV], May 9, 9:30 p.m. [OPB TV], May 11, 2:30 a.m. [OPB TV], January 2, 9:30 p.m. [OPB TV], January 4, 2:30 a.m. [OPB TV]


In 1945 four young entrepreneurs decided to start an electronics company in Portland, Oregon. The company was Tektronix. This program explores the people and philosophy that established Tektronix as Oregon's first high-tech industry leader.

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Funding Provided By: Arlene Schnitzer and Jordan Schnitzer, Robert D. and Marcia H. Randall Charitable Trust, Oregon Cultural Trust, Clark Foundation

OREGON EXPERIENCE is a co-production of Oregon Public Broadcasting and the Oregon Historical Society.