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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

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

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

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

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

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

1983

Caeiro, Luis

Luis Caeiro oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes for and transcript of an interview conducted with Dr. Luis Caeiro. Primary topics addressed: Illia's views, his relationship with the military, and the coup that ousted Illia.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983

Hueyo, Horacio

Horacio Hueyo oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and transcript

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript for an interview conducted with Dr. Horacio Hueyo. Primary topics addressed: Illia's government, the power struggles and negotiations during that period, and the army's participation on them.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983

Levingston, Roberto Marcelo, 1920-

Roberto M. Levingston oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and transcript

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

Robert A. Potash Papers