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Ann Curry's Oregon
Ann Curry's OregonVideo Clip (1:39)
Video Clip (1:39)
In this American History video, brought to you by the History Channel, Dateline NBC co-anchor Ann Curry talks about growing up in Oregon. She mentions the political debate she was exposed to as a kid and how Oregon is truly a home for visionaries.
Lewis & Clark Expedition
Lewis & Clark ExpeditionVideo Clip (1:46)
Video Clip (1:46)
In 1804, Jefferson sends a team to explore lands acquired in the Louisiana Purchase. The Corps of Discovery will travel nearly 8,000 miles over three years, reaching the Pacific Ocean and clearing the path for westward expansion.
Northwest Logging History
Northwest Logging HistoryVideo Clip (0:56)
Video Clip (0:56)
The Ax Men talk about the history of logging in Oregon and their own family traditions of logging.
Forest WildlifeVideo Clip (1:54)
Video Clip (1:54)
Ax Men loggers protect what they are working around; this includes the wildlife of the forest.
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