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Interview with Gov. Barbara Roberts

Talking Leadership is a series of conversations with prominent women leaders conducted by Mary S. Hartman, founding director of the Institute for Women’s Leadership Consortium, and Ruth B. Mandel, director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics and former director of Eagleton’s Center for American Women and Politics. Below is an interview with Barbara Roberts, governor of Oregon from 1991-1995.


Interview on April 24, 2002


Governor Roberts returned to Eagleton on September 30, 2013 to discuss her book, Up the Capitol Steps: A Woman’s March to the Governorship. During her visit, she sat down for an interview with Eagleton Institute Associate Director John Weingart.

Interview on September 20, 2013Transcript available here (pdf)