1970 Apr. 6
Calderón, Samuel Toranzo
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
1971 July 23
Fraga, Rosendo María, 1911-1977
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
1970 May 29
Rojas, Isaac Francisco, 1906-
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.
1970 Mar. 23
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Benjamín Menéndez. Topics include the 1951 and 1962-1963 movements, Perón's ouster, Frondizi's and Guido's governments, and general discussions about his career, politics, and the army. The interview counts on the active participation of Col. Rómulo Menéndez.
1970 Mar. 26
Montero, Carlos Toranzo
Argentina - Interviews and conversations with Lieutenant General Carlos Toranzo Montero. Topics include his career and role as Army Commander in Chief, the Freedom Revolution and his participation in Perón’s ouster, his views on politics, Lonardi, Frondizi, a confrontation with Anaya, terrorism, and details about the army and its various factions and disagreements. The interview was originally recorded on three a... more
1984 Jan. 17
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Brigadier Eduardo McLoughlin, covering the late 1950s and the 1960s. Topics include his career in the air force and in politics, focusing on his role as Minister during four periods: the Azules and Colorados struggles; Frondizi, Guido, and Onganía's rise to the presidency and subsequent falls; Lanusse's presidency; and Perón's return to Argentina. The interview was ... more