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1970

Molinari, Aldo Luis, 1918-

Aldo Molinari oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes from an interview with Navy Captain Aldo Molinari. Topics include the UCR (Radical Civic Union) and the 1955 revolution, June 1956 executions, and some issues regarding Peronism.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971

Zavala Ortiz, Miguel Angel, 1905-

Miguel Zavala Ortiz oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes and a transcript from an interview conducted with Dr. Miguel A. Zavala Ortiz. Topics include the dynamics of the ouster; Peronist strategies of control (populism, authoritarianism, censorship, benefits for the industrial class and negative policies towards the middle class and workers); Frondizi's government and the radicals' position towards it; and I... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973

Bengoa, León

León Bengoa oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcripts and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's pre-interview handwritten notes, prepared questions, and transcripts for two interviews conducted with General León Bengoa. Primary topics addressed during the first interview: origins of Bengoa's military career and the end of his career; Perón as a professor of military history; Bengoa's role as one of the 14 founders of G.O.U. (Grupo de Oficiales Unidos); the military's role... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 12 – 1986 Aug. 12

Puiggrós, Oscar

Oscar Puiggrós oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Contains two interviews with Dr. Oscar Puiggerós, one from 1971 and the other from 1986, as well as handwritten questions from before the interviews and a short handwritten summary written by Potash. The first interview discusses Puiggerós' membership in Frondizi's last cabinet, the relationship between Aramburu and Frondizi, discussions regarding appointments, the transition between Frondizi and... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971

Fraga, Rosendo

Rosendo Fraga oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcripts and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes, and transcripts for interviews conducted with Rosendo Fraga. Primary topics addressed: his military career, his participation in conspiracies against Perón's and Frondizi's governments, and his role as War Secretary and his resignation, and the events of 1962.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984

McLoughlin, Eduardo

Eduardo McLoughlin oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes, and a transcript from an interview with Brigadier Eduardo McLoughlin. Topics include his career in the military (aviation) and the political arena focusing on his role as Minister during four periods: the "azules" and "colorados" struggles; Frondizi, Guido, and Onganía's rise to the presidency and subsequent falls, Lanusse's presidency, and Perón's ret... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1969 – 1970

Gallo, Bartolomé

Bartolomé Gallo oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcripts and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's transcripts of an interview conducted with General Bartolomé Gallo. Primary topics addressed: his career, la "Revolución Libertadora" and Lonardi's party.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1991

Tróccoli, Antonio A., 1925-

Antonio A. Tróccoli oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes and a transcript from an interview with Dr. Antonio Tróccoli. Topics include the "azules y colorados", return to democracy in 1973 and terrorism.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 – 1984

Castro Sánchez, Eduardo R. (Eduardo Rómulo), 1918-2007

Eduardo R. Castro Sánchez oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcripts and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes and transcript for an interview conducted with Eduardo Castro Sánchez. Primary topics addressed : his political position and role in the "1966 revolution", his role as Secretary of War, Illia's and Onganía's ousters (1970), the military intervention in the politics, and a speech at West Point and the U.S. position towards the situation.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 – 1986

Grondona, Mariano, 1932-

Mariano Grondona oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes and a transcript for an interview conducted with Mariano Grondona. Primary topics addressed: his career, presidential successions and ousters, the governemnt, the "azules, colorados, cursillos," and the political parties.

Robert A. Potash Papers