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1973 Aug. 16

Alsogaray, Julio

Julio R. Alsogaray oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Julio Alsogaray, former Army Commander in Chief. Topics include the 1943 Argentine coup d'état that put Perón in power, the Azules and Colorados, his career from the early 1950s to early 1960s, Illia's victory and the takeover that put Onganía in power. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at transition points, on... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1977 Mar. 23

López Aufranc, Alcides

Alcides López Aufranc oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Alcides López Aufranc. Topics include his military career and designations, his opinions about the army’s intervention in the state and the state’s intervention in the economy, the Azules political orientation, and Illia’s ouster. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:23:52 before continui... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 15

Castro Sánchez, Eduardo R. (Eduardo Rómulo), 1918-2007

Eduardo R. Castro Sánchez oral history with Robert A. Potash

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.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1985 Aug. 1

Bustamante, Tomás Sánchez de

Tomás Sánchez de Bustamante oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Tomás Sánchez de Bustamante. Topics include military confrontations, Onganía’s and Illia's governments and ousters, Paladino, Lanusse as a political figure, the conversation between Perón and Cornicelli, and Perón’s intentions. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point on tape 1, at 00:46:53, befo... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 28

Illia, Arturo Umberto, 1900-1983

Arturo Umberto Illia oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Arturo Illia. Coverage includes the 1930s through the 1960s, and topics include the origins and history of the army, its participation in politics, and the details of Illia’s presidency and ouster. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at transition points, on tape 1 at 00:31:41, and on tape 2 at 00:32:14, before conti... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Nov. 21

Levingston, Roberto Marcelo, 1920-

Roberto Levingtson oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and 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 return. The interview was originally recor... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Dec. 5

Hueyo, Horacio

Horacio Hueyo oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Horacio Hueyo. Topics include Arturo Illia's government, the power struggles and negotiations during that period, and the army's participation in these events.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984 Jan. 30

Von Stecher, Jorge

Jorge Von Stecher oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Jorge Von Stecher. Topics include the governments of Illia, Onganía and Lanusse; the structure and function of the army; the Azules and Colorados, and the army's intervention into politics. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition points, on tape 1 at 00:31:14 and on tape 2 at 00:31:12, before continui... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Dec. 1

Caeiro, Luis

Luis Caeiro oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Luis Caeiro. Topics include the views of President Arturo Illia, Illia’s relationship with the military, and the coup that ended his presidency. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:30:31 before continuing.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1985 Aug. 8

Villareal, José Rogelio

José Rogelio Villareal oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and José Rogelio Villareal. Topics include his military designations; Illia, Onganía, and Levingston; the “Gran Acuerdo Nacional” (Great National Agreement); and elections, including Lanusse’s possible candidacy for President, the radicals’ potential to win, and the Peronist victory.

Robert A. Potash Papers