Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Photocopy of a document included with Cornicelli's diary kept during his service as Secretary-Aide to Army Commander in Chief, General Lanusse. Details the proposed political plan as a continuation of the Argentinian Revolution; the return to democracy must not imply a radical change in the nation's lifestyle and the popular election must not be distorted in any way (no fraud allowed). Elements of... more
Onganía, Juan Carlos
Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Photocopy of a document included with Cornicelli's diary kept during his service as Secretary-Aid to Army Commander in Chief, General Lanusse. Draft fo speech in which President Onganía refuses to resign based upon the Constitution and the Revolution's guidelines. He calls into question the ethics of the Junta de Comandantes en Jefe, because they were working together on the political plan bef... more
1938 – 1993
Argentina - Photocopies of documents that provide a detailed overview of Alejandro Lanusse's education and career in the army. Includes overview of each position occupied and place lived, his evaluations, awards, and remarks. Overall, Lanusse did not perform best in technical classes such as tactics; rather he did better in languages and Argentinian history, and definitely excelled because of his military pe... more
1940 – 1962
Molinari, Diego Luis, 1889-1966
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes from two interviews with Dr. Diego Luis Molinari and a pamphlet from the Radical Party establishing principles of a new Argentine foundation. Topics include the social, political, cultural and economic state's reorganization; revolutions, uprisings and coups and key figures between 1930 and 1945; Molinari's perceptions on Perón, and the "Ahora" movem... more
1945 – 1958
Lanusse, Alejandro A. (Alejandro Agustín), 1918-1996
Argentina - Breaking a little the strict military protocol, this set of correspondence shows a friendly treatment between Lanusse and Solanas Pacheco, still respecting the military canons. Letters refer to family matters, friendship and education, but also political issues such as Peron and leftist forces organizing people under the cover of soccer matches.
1946 – 1962
Repetto, Nicolás, 1871-1965
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes from an interview with Dr. Nicolás Repetto and some of his writings covering the 1930s and 1940s. Topics included Yrigoyen, Uriburú, De la Torre, politics, oil, fascism and socialism, free speech and an analysis of dictatorships.
1947 – 1962
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes for an interview conducted with Aurelio Hernandez. Primary topics addressed: meetings, discussions, agreements between the governments, such as Yrigoyen or Castillo; the unions such as the CGT or the trade unions and political parties such as the Socialist; Hernandez's career and his role in these events.
1951 – 1970
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes, and a transcript from an interview with General Benjamín Menéndez. Topics include Perón's ouster, Frondizi's and Guido's governments, and general discussions about politics and the army. Counts on the active participation of Col. Rómulo Menéndez.
1955 – 1990
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes on an interview conducted with Raúl Alfonsín, Alfonsín's report on human rights, and several photographs. Primary topics addressed: Menem's government and his cabinet; problems with dictatorships; and achievements and challenges of the democratic regime. The photographs depict government meetings and events during the 1950s, such as Aramburu assuming the post of president... more
1957 – 1962
Argentina - Transcripts and documents; primary topics addressed: "Qué" magazine, the political parties, Frondizi's government and his economical and labor ideas, the 1962 elections, and the Illia government.