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.Visit Oregon Experience Website
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Oregon Experience explores the stories of those deeply affected by the Vietnam war.
Broken Treaties explores a thread of the Oregon story that hasn't been told in detail.
Hells Canyon is the site of what may be the worst massacre of Chinese by whites in the US
This is the story of Vanport; what it was like to live there and how it suddenly ended.
At age 85, Portland’s Darcelle is the nation’s oldest performing drag queen.
Jazz Town explores the vibrant, post-World War II eruption of jazz in Portland.
Frontier preacher and pioneer geologist, Thomas Condon.
Oregon's Jewish pioneers were among the region's first settlers.
Oregonians share their own Vietnam stories with “Think Out Loud” host Dave Miller.
Vanport Mosaic and the City of Portland celebrates the history and legacy of Vanport.
Vanport Mosaic organized a Vanport survivor’s reunion in North Portland.
Susan Barthel, Portland’s Environmental Services, explains the restoration efforts.
History and Humanities Professor James Harrison talks about some of the death toll rumors.
In the early 1940s there were thousands of children living in Vanport with their families.
Dare to be Different
Greg Pitts, Archivists for Oregon's Drag Queens
Oregon Experience explores the stories of people deeply affected by the Vietnam war.
Oregon Experience airs "Broken Treaties" March 20
"Broken Treaties" introduces viewers to the tribes of our state and their history.
Hells Canyon is the site of what may be the worst massacre of Chinese by whites in U.S.
Oregon Experience's 11th season premiere documentary - Vanport.
Previewing Oregon Experience's Vanport Premiering November 14.
Oregon Experience's Beervana explores the history of the burgeoning craft beer movement.
A sneak preview of Oregon Experience's Darcelle XV
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