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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

1973 Aug. 23

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 events after 1951, Benjamín Menéndez, and Perón’s intentions. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point on tape 1, at 00:24:42, 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

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

1970 Apr. 6

Calderón, Samuel Toranzo

Samuel Toranzo Calderón oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Admiral Samuel Toranzo Calderón. Topics include his military career and introduction to the Navy; Juan Domingo and Eva Perón; Lonardi; his participation in political military movements and views on politics and the army; Marxism; and Frondizi’s election. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 01:00:42... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 23

Fraga, Rosendo María, 1911-1977

Rosendo Fraga oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Rosendo Fraga. Topics include his military career, including his role as Secretary of War, and his resignation; his participation in conspiracies against Perón; Frondizi's government; the events of 1962; and some details related to the 1920s and 1930s. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point on ... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1970 May 29

Rojas, Isaac Francisco, 1906-

Isaac Francisco Rojas oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Admiral Isaac F. Rojas. Topics include his career, Perón's ouster and the dynamics afterwards, Lonardi's uprising and fall, Aramburu's take over, Frondizi's appearance, and the relationships and rivalries between the Navy and the Army.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984 July 13

Rey, Carlos Alberto

Carlos Rey oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Brigadier General Carlos Rey. Topics include his military career; the Cordobazo; Onganía’s and Levingston's uprisings and falls; the return to democracy; the “Gran Acuerdo Nacional;” Perón’s, Cámpora’s and Lanusse's intervention in those events; the ALUAR contract; and the Air Force. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly a... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 July 27

Castiñeiras, Pedro

Pedro Castiñeiras oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Pedro Castiñeiras. Topics include the role of the army in Argentine political and economic life, finance and international loans, the metal industry, and the changes in the government and the economy during Perón's presidency. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point on tape 1, at 00:31:15.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1970 Apr. 8

Rattenbach, Benjamín

Benjamín Rattenbach oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Benjamín Rattenbach. Topics include Perón's rise to power and the movement to oust him, military intervention in politics, the 1955 movement, the Argentine Revolution precedents, the Azules and Colorados, the Azules and labor unions, and Rattenbach's book about Argentine politics. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptl... more

Robert A. Potash Papers