1973 Aug. 23 – 1973 Aug. 24
Potash, Robert A., 1921-
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.
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
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Dr. Jorge Klappenbach covering the late 1960s. Topics include his connection with Onganía's government and Alejandro Lanusse's role in the movement to oust him.
Villareal, José Rogelio
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview conducted with José Rogelio Villareal. Topics include his designations; Illia, Onganía, and Levingston; the GAN (Great National Agreement); and elections: Lanusse's possible candidacy for President, the radicals' possibilities to win and the Peronism victory.
Pérez Guilhou, Dardo
Argentina - Robert Potash's transcript of an interview with Dr. Dardo Pérez Guilhou. Topics include his career as Education Secretariat; the "Cordobazo"; Lanusse, Levingston and Onganía and the way they addressed Perón while serving as president; education and university issues; and Onganía's government and personality.
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.
Lima, Vicente Solano, 1901-1984
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Vicente Solano Lima. Topics include the 1962 elections; Onganía's government; possible roots of the later political violence; Lanusse and the GAN (Great National Agreement); confrontations between Peronist factions inside the "Justicialismo"; violent groups; Cámpora's candidacy and the "indulto" signed by him.
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Brigadier Mayor Ezequiel Martínez. Topics include his military and political career; views on the differences between the "azules” and “colorados"; Peronism; Illia's government; the "Comodoros"; the ousters of Onganía and Levingston's; Lanusse's figure, Perón's return to power; the seeds of subversion; and the government... more
1970 – 1984
Onganía, Juan Carlos
Argentina - General Onganía preferred not to have his interview recorded. After the interview he sent a typed, 15-page, unsigned document to Robert Potash via a third party Salvador San Martin who had been present at the interview and who vouched for the authenticity and origin of the document with his own signature on the bottom of each page. This document provides Onganía's responses to many of the questions r... more
Levingston, Roberto Marcelo, 1920-
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and transcript from an interview with General Roberto Levingston. Topics include the "Comunicado N. 150", the military influence on Illia's government and coup, the relationships between gremial sectors and the army, Onganía's ouster, Levingston's presidency, Lanusse's role in those events, the Argentine economy, interest groups, the steel industry and Perón's... more