An analysis of Oregon’s Female murders from 1854-1950.
MURDOCK TALKS "Language of the Land: Cowboy Poetry Inspired by Oregon's Western Heritage and Ranching Culture"
Throughout the history of the American West, and in Oregon, cowboy poets have played a large part in preserving our western heritage and the culture of Oregon through oral and written poetry. Cowboy poetry is part of a long-cherished legacy and Oregon has produced well-respected contemporary cowboy poets, including this program’s presenter, Tom Swearingen.
A two-time winner of the National Finals Rodeo Cowboy Poetry Contest, Tom brings his stories to life with rhythm and rhyme and a style that makes him a popular performer. For more on Tom visit oregoncowboypoet.com.
Darrell Jabin, Oregon's Traveling Historian will share and discuss the individuals and events that helped create the state of Oregon.
Traveling historian Darrell Jabin discusses the discovery of Oregon and how it came to have its name.
A presentation focusing on the historical and modern funeral industry.
A presentation about the Celilo Village community and the alliances that were formed by two native and settler-descended women leaders.
Murdock Talks: "The Troubled Life of Peter Burnett: Oregon Pioneer and First Governor of California''
A presentation focusing on the troubled and complicated life of Peter Burnett.