Potash, Robert A., 1921-
Argentina - Notes summarizing personal and professional details about the life of Alejandro Lanusse, born in 1918 and enrolled in the "Colegio Militar" in 1935. Lanusse was awarded a scholarship in his first year and graduated in 1938, ultimately working his way up to General. The notes refer to Lanusse's evaluations and ranks in comparison with other officers such as Blanco or Mosquera; they also... more
1983 – 1984
Potash, Robert A., 1921-
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes regarding luncheons and conversations with various individuals, mostly memebrs of the military class, at the Argentine-American Forum. Attendees include: Lanusse, Diaz, Flaurete, Pandolfi, Pomar, Sánchez de Bustamante, Peco , Botana, Mitre, Conde, Torres, Santillan, Cardoza, Sánchez de Bustamante, Soria, Miatello, Porto, Ortizberea, Villegas, and Premoli. Topics incl... more
1966 – 1970
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes for an interview conducted with Lieutenant Colonel Alberto Garasino. Primary topics addressed: the "azules and colorados," Perón and anti-Perónism, Lonardi and the "Jacobinos," Frondizi, Torranzo and others.
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes from an interview with General Carlos Peralta. Topics include his military and political career, his relationships with the "Junta", Aramburú and the military, the "Quedantistas" vs. the "Continuistas" and Peralta's role under Frondizi's power.
Pérez Amuchástegui, A. J. (Antonio Jorge)
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes from an interview with historian A. J. Pérez Amuchástegui. Topics include his military formation and his participation in Perón's ouster and Lonardi's fall.
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes for an interview conducted with General Eneas Colombo covering the years 1948-1955. Primary topics addressed: the military's attitudes towards Perón and his ouster.
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes from an interview with General Julio Lagos covering the 1920s-1960s. Topics include his relationship with Perón, the “G.O.U” (United Officers Group), his participation in the government, and his perception on its ouster.
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
1962 – 1971
Apicella, Mayor Horacio
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes on an interview conducted with Mayor Horacio Apicella about the period 1946-1955, in particular about Perón. Also includes a speech by Apicella covering topics such as his position on democracy, the economy, and the army.
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.