Gallery view

1973 Aug. 23 – 1973 Aug. 24

Potash, Robert A., 1921-

Post-interview notes: Alejandro A. Lanusse

Argentina - Notes compiled after his interview with Alejandro A. Lanusse. Includes details about Lanusse's participation in events involving specific members of the armed forces, such as Onganía and Rey; Lannuse's memories of the events of June 1970, such as an "Acta" signed by three commanders in chief; details of how Onganía was deposed; and Lanusse's sense of his own mistakes.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 – 1984

Potash, Robert A., 1921-

Notes: Argentine-American forum

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

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

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

1970 – 1983

Laprida, Manuel

Manuel Laprida oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

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

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984

Rey, Carlos Alberto

Carlos Rey oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and questions

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.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1977 – 1987

Goyret, José Teófilo

José Teófilo Goyret oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes for an interview conducted with José T. Goyret. Primary topics addressed: participation of the army in agricultural activities, social aid, and former Argentinian presidents such as Guido, Onganía and Levingston.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984

Shaw, Jorge

Jorge Shaw oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes from an interview with General Jorge Shaw covering the 1960s and early 1970s. Topics include his career, assignations, participation with the Azules and details about Ilia and Onganía.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1986 – 1987

Costa Méndez, Nicanor, 1921-1992

Nicanor Costa Méndez oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcripts and questions

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and transcript for two interviews conducted with Nicanor Costa Méndez covering the years 1955-1970. Primary topics addressed: Onganía's influence, interests and a possible parallel between him and Franco (Spain); Costa Méndez's relationship with members of the military and the government, and his perceptions of the factions inside the army such as liberals, "a... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1977

Caro, Carlos Augusto

Carlos Caro oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes for an interview conducted with General Carlos Caro. Primary topics addressed: the "destinos" in 1955; Frondizi's ouster; the "azules and colorados"; 1962 changes; Perón and Illia; Onganía and a possible military government.

Robert A. Potash Papers