Perren, Jorge E. (Jorge Enrique)
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes from an interview conducted with Admiral Jorge Perren. Topics include Frondizi, the Navy, and the army's attempts to take over the Argentine government.
1984 Jan. 12 – 1984 Jan. 16
Mayoral, Isidro Ventura
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Isidro Ventura Mayoral, who acted as Perón’s attorney on several occasions. Topics include his views about repression, communism, the “Justicialismo,” relations with the United States, Perón’s behavior and his political skills, the General Confederation of Labor of the Argentine Republic (CGT), unions, and political persecution. The interview was originally reco... more
Illia, Ricardo H. (Ricardo Horacio)
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes for an interview conducted with Ricardo Illia. Primary topics addressed: Arturo Illia's presidency, his relationship with the army, and economic policy.
1983 Nov. 23 – 1983 Nov. 24
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Manuel Laprida. Topics include the Azules and Colorados in 1962; Guido's government; Onganía's military and political career, his collaborators, and the origins of his presidential candidacy; interactions with the labor unions; the effects of SIDE; Illia's government and ouster, Plan de Ayuda Militar, Plan de Lucha; and the annulment of petroleum contracts. ... more
1973 Aug. 23
Lanusse, Alejandro A. (Alejandro Agustín), 1918-1996
Argentina - Part 1 of 2) Interview between Robert Potash and General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse with the participation of General Tomás Sánchez Bustamante. Topics include Lanusse’s enlistment and advancement in the military, covering his activities in Campo de los Andes Army Base, "Regimiento Granaderos" (Granaderos' Regiment), "Escuela de Caballería" (Cavalry School), "Escuela de Guerra" (War School) and his prom... more
Gelly y Obes, Carlos María
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and transcript for an interview conducted with Carlos M. Gelly y Obes. Primary topics addressed: his job in the Justice and Education Ministries, educational reforms, government intervention in the universities and the university responses, and other ministries.
Sánchez Sañudo, Carlos A.
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes from interviews with Admiral Carlos A. Sánchez Sañudo . Topics include political and military events between 1955 and 1967; the movement to oust Perón; Frondizi's government and ouster; elections banning Peronism and the monetary policy.
Von Stecher, Jorge
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview conducted with General Jorge Von Stecher. Topics include his reaction towards subversion; the azules and colorados dynamics and representatives; army's organization; Onganía's government and the transition to Lanusse's presidency.
1983 Nov. 16
Arredondo, Roberto J. M.
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Roberto Arredondo. Topics include Arrendondo’s views on politics and military intervention in politics; and Illia's election, attitude as President, and the various groups and individuals, such as the media and Onganía, involved with Illia’s ouster. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at transition points, at 00:... more
1971 July 15
Castro Sánchez, Eduardo R. (Eduardo Rómulo), 1918-2007
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Brigadier General Eduardo Romulo Castro Sánchez, former Secretary of War to President Arturo Illia. Topics include the role of the Secretary of War, military intervention in politics, Arturo Frondizi, and Illia. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:30:32 before continuing.