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SOUTHERN OREGON HISTORY
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SOPTV presents a celebration of southern Oregon’s rich history through our award-winning historical programs.
A sleepy town in Oregon is awakened by fire. Spectators are drawn to the center of town not knowing the worst is yet to come. Rescue workers rush to the scene only to be among the first victims of a series of terrible explosions. Before the night is over, everything within a 50-block radius of a single explosive-packed truck is in ruins. When the firestorm finally dies down, Roseburg and its citizens are changed forever.
Traces the construction and controversy surrounding the long, treacherous southern branch of the Oregon Trail from Fort Hall, Idaho through parts of Nevada, California, and southern Oregon into the settlements of the lush Willamette Valley.
The story of Crater Lake weaves together the chronicles of Native Americans and European settlers, with a truly gripping race through the politics of conservation at the turn of the century.
This documentary chronicles the transformation of rural southern Oregon during World War II.
A 30 minute travel documentary showcasing Oregon’s logging history through four very different logging museums.
In an effort to preserve an important piece of history and the contributions of southern Oregon’s local veterans, SOPTV interviewed eight area residents for their stories of World War II.
Commemorates Grants Pass native Johnny Hampshire, a Flying Tiger and war hero.
This program explores what motivated and formed Oregon legislator John Dellenback, a man of faith and conscience.
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