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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

1985 Aug. 15

López Aufranc, Alcides

Alcides López Aufranc oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Alcides López Aufranc. Topics include Onganía’s takeover and fall, and the return to democracy and diverse political ideologies. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:47:00 before continuing.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1986 June 23

Costa Méndez, Nicanor, 1921-1992

Nicanor Costa Méndez oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Nicanor Costa Méndez covering the years 1955-1970. Topics include Onganía's influence, interests, and a possible parallel between him and Franco (Spain); Costa Méndez's relationship with members of the military and the government; and his perceptions of the factions inside the army such as liberals, Azules, and "cursillos." The interview was originally recorded o... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984 June 20

Alsogaray, Julio

Julio R. Alsogaray oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Lieutenant General Julio Alsogaray, former Army Commander in Chief. Topics include the ouster of President Arturo Illia, and the roles of Alsogaray and Angel Pascual Pistarini in the events of June 27, 1966; Alsogaray’s role and relationship with Juan Carlos Onganía; his military career; and Alejandro Lanusse. The interview was originally recorded on an ... more

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

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

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

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

1991 Nov. 19

Viviani Rossi, Miguel

Miguel Viviani Rossi oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Miguel Viviani Rossi. Topics include his career in Artillery and the army, and his roles in Lanusse’s and Onganía’s governments. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point on tape 1, at 00:46:21, before continuing.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1987 Apr. 8

Señorans, Eduardo

Eduardo Señorans oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Eduardo Señorans. Topics include his career and role as an information agent; Onganía’s personality; the governments of and transitions between Aramburu, Illia, Guido and Onganía; the “Cordobazo;” and the army dynamics during this period. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:46:57 before ... more

Robert A. Potash Papers