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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

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

1970 Mar. 26

Montero, Carlos Toranzo

Carlos Toranzo Montero oral history with Robert A. Potash

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

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 4 – 1971 July 7

Forcher, Emilio

Emilio Forcher oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Emilio Forcher. Topics include the army’s involvement in government and politics, Lonardi and his rivalry with Perón, Perón’s government, the history of conspiracies including some revolutionary seeds in 1966. The interview was originally recorded on five audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at transition points, on tape 1 at 00:31:48, on tape 2 at 30:19, on... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 8 – 1973 Aug. 13

Bengoa, León

León Bengoa oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General León Bengoa. Topics include Bengoa's military career, Perón as a professor of military history, Bengoa's role as one of the 14 founders of G.O.U. (Grupo de Oficiales Unidos), the military's role in the presidential campaign of 1946, Bengoa's opinions on what would have happened had Perón lost, and details on how Perón rose to power. In a second portion, they... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 24

Uranga, Juan José

Juan José Uranga oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Juan José Uranga. Topics include his military career, his perception of Evita, his estrangement from Perón and participation in his ouster, mistrust between officers and tensions inside the army regarding the General Confederation of Labor of the Argentine Republic (CGT), conditions imposed by the “Jefe de la Revolución Libertadora,” Lonardi’s government, Ce... more

Robert A. Potash Papers