The morning after a big election, reporters usually hunch
over their coffee, sift through the returns and try to make sense of the
results. But this sunny Wednesday morning, they instead found
Lloyd Marbet came home to Portland from the Vietnam War in
1970, shaken by the destruction he witnessed while patrolling the
Mekong River. He sunk into every library book he could find, seeking
A memoir reveals the personal side—and political failings—of Oregon’s first woman governor.
Former Gov. Barbara Roberts’ new memoir, Up the Capitol Steps, is the most frustrating of books.
For 200 pages, it’s
the revealing, tender and intimate life story of Oregon’s first female