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'The Vietnam War Oregon Remembers'

OPB | Oct. 2, 2017 7 p.m.

"The Vietnam War Oregon Remembers" illuminates widely divergent viewpoints of a volatile time in American and Oregon history. 

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Broken Treaties, An Oregon Experience

OPB | March 20, 2017 9 p.m.

"Broken Treaties" introduces viewers to Oregon's Native American tribes and explores a thread of the Oregon story that hasn't been told very well over the years.

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The Jewish Frontier

OPB | Jan. 25, 2016 midnight

Oregon's Jewish pioneers were among the region's first settlers. Arriving with the gold miners, they came for a better life away from persecution. In the process, they helped build the businesses and civic organizations that shaped the state.

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Chinook Carver Greg A. Robinson

OPB | Oct. 22, 2015 midnight

Chinook carver Greg Robinson carries on traditional Columbia River design.

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Murder On The Southern Pacific

OPB | May 4, 2015 9 p.m.

In 1923, a Southern Oregon train holdup sparked one of the nation’s largest manhunts and helped established modern criminal forensics.

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Ken Kesey: An Oregon Life

OPB | Jan. 3, 2014 2:30 p.m.

Ken Kesey, author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1962) and Sometimes a Great Notion (1964), was one of the best-known authors to ever emerge from Oregon. Airing January 20 at 9 p.m.  

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US Sen. Wayne Morse

OPB | Feb. 16, 2012 8 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Wayne Morse warned of an American war in Vietnam a full decade before an incident in the Gulf of Tonkin formally started it.