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
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.
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
1969 – 1970
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.
1971 – 1984
Castro Sánchez, Eduardo R. (Eduardo Rómulo), 1918-2007
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.
1970 – 1983
Argentina - Robert Potash's list of interview topics and questions for the interviews, and transcript of an interview with General Manuel Laprida. In the notes from the May 1970 interviews, Laprida discusses the formation of the Azules, the events of September 1962 and the subsequent retirements, the Illia Regime, the resignation of Avalos, the initiative that led to June 1966, the West Point Speech, Frente, the... more
Illia, Arturo Umberto, 1900-1983
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript for an interview conducted with Arturo Illia. Primary topics addressed: origins and history of the army, its participation in politics, and the details of his presidency and ouster.
1951 – 1970
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes, and a transcript from an interview with General Benjamín Menéndez. Topics include Perón's ouster, Frondizi's and Guido's governments, and general discussions about politics and the army. Counts on the active participation of Col. Rómulo Menéndez.
Uriondo, Óscar A.
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes and a transcript from an interview with General Óscar Uriondo covering 1946-1955. Topics include his career, his views on Perón, the CIDE (Centro de Comunicaciones del Estado), the role of the army in 1946 elections, military guns, government dynamics, the military and the conspiracies in the early 1950s, differences between retired and active duty officers and Argentine religion... more
Rey, Carlos Alberto
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Brigadier General Carlos Rey. Topics include his army designations after 1962, the Cordobazo, the 1966 movement influence on Onganía and Levingston's uprising and fall, the return to democracy; Perón, Cámpora and Lanusse's intervention in those events; the ALUAR case; and international relations with Chile (Reagle) and Uruguay.