"Address to faculty and students, discussing air, water, and land pollution in Oregon"



Streaming Media


1 hour 14 minutes

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Sponsored by the Biology Club.


Washburn was a radio broadcaster in Eureka, Calif., before moving to Portland, Oregon, in 1941 to work for stations KGW and KGX. He moved into television broadcasting as the entire news department at Channel 12 when it went on the air in March 1955. Washburn joined Channel 6 in 1961 as a documentary producer, including his first about air pollution, “How Now Brown Cloud.” In 1961, he also went to work for the Oregon State Board of Health.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


Pollution, Oregon

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/2 track, mono


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