1973 – 1985
Sánchez de Bustamante, Tomás
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes and typed transcripts from interviews with General Tomás Sánchez de Bustamante. Topics include his career, participation in and perceptions of the political and military events from Perón's fall in 1955 to the return to democracy after 1973.
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript for an interview conducted with General Miguel Iñíguez. Primary topics addressed: his role in the Army and support of Perón, his position on current political events, the indoctrination tactics, the "COR" and the army's participation in the Argentine politics.
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes and transcript for an interview conducted with General Pedro Castiñeiras. Primary topics addressed: role of the army in Argentine political and economic life, metal industry, financial details and the changes in the government and the economy during Perón's presidency.
Argentina. Junta de Comandantes en Jefe
Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Describes meetings held by Lanusse, Rey, Coda, Herrera, Panullo, Martinez and others. Primary topics addressed: public health issues, the Ministerio de Defensa budget, President's speeches, the state of siege, General Staff planning and the nuclear plant fuel.
1973 Jan. 6
Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Contains descriptions of the most relevant events occurring in Argentine politics, including: Frejuli's electoral campaign, Perón's message, council's appointments, the Mayoría newspaper campaign against the Gran Acuerdo Nacional, and concepts given by Balbín and García.
1973 Jan. 12 – 1973 Feb. 5
Buenos Aires (Argentina) - In this set of documents, military members analyze the possible consequences of Peronism coming back to the government. They predict an inevitable confrontation of forces, since the guerilleros and the armed Peronist forces are openly expressing that they have to give the power back to the people. They predict this situation will happen, even though other parties win the presidency; these ... more
1973 Jan. 16
López Aufranc, Alcides
Buenos Aires (Argentina) - López Aufranc addresses the officers about several issues such as communication inside the army, wages for 1973, and the upcoming elections. He states three courses of action: not letting the elections happen, not letting Peronism take the power if they win, or letting the elections happen and giving the power to whoever wins. He supports the third one. This item includes a document that studies the t... more
1973 Jan. 16 – 1973 Jan. 18
Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Memos and letters to Alejandro Lanusse discussing: the possible visit of the Argentinian President to Spain; diverse situations such as talks with the Ministro Del Interior; suggestions for changing the political strategy towards elections, delaying them and even suspending them; the Confederación General del Trabajo de la República Argentina (CGT); and the true colors of Peronist intenti... more
1973 Jan. 20 – 1973 Feb. 4
Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Contains detailed information about the current electoral atmosphere and the perspective of the military government towards it. Describes several actions the army could take in order to avoid the salto al vacío (i.e. the return to Perón's politics); some of them are impeding his return to Argentina and initiating a campaign to discredit him.
1973 Jan. 22
Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Describes a concentration of around 15000 people supporting the Frente Justicialista de Liberación (FREJULI), most of whom are young. They seem to look for revenge for the Trelew massacre. There were no major incidents, but a fight presumably provoked by Peronist youngsters invading La Cantina, which ended with some minor wounds. This report is accompanied by a transcription of speeches by Perón,... more