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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

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 – 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

1985

Villareal, José Rogelio

José Rogelio Villareal oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and questions

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.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971

Illia, Arturo Umberto, 1900-1983

Arturo Umberto Illia oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and transcript

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.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1982

Gancedo, Julio César

Julio César Gancedo oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcripts and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions for an interview conducted with Julio Gancedo. Topics questions address: Guido period, Illia Period, and Onganía government.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1986

Díaz Colodrero, Mario

Mario Díaz Colodrero oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and transcript

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and transcript of an interview conducted with Mario Díaz Colodrero. Primary topics addressed: Onganía's participation in the "azules y colorados episodes" from the conspiracy for Illia's ouster to his own fall; Díaz Colodrero's duties and purposes when he was in charge of the "Secretaria de Estado de Gobierno"; and the "cursillos."

Robert A. Potash Papers

1989

Tercera del Franco, Rodolfo

Rodolfo Tercera del Franco oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and questions

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Rodolfo Tercera del Franco. Covers Guido and Illia periods and the military government from 1966 to 1973. Topics include government dynamics and power transitions; electoral strategies, return to democracy and Cámpora's candidacy; violence, terrorism and military response.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983

Taccone, Juan José

Juan José Taccone oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and questions

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Juan Taccone. Topics include his political affinities, Guido, Illia, the workers movement and the military repression.

Robert A. Potash Papers