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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 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

1987 Mar. 30

Martínez, Ezequiel

Ezequiel Martínez oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Brigadier Mayor Ezequiel Martínez. Topics include his military and political career; views on the differences between the Azules and Colorados; Peronism; Illia's government; the "Comodoros"; the ousters of Onganía and Levingston; Lanusse's figure, Perón's return to power; the seeds of subversion; and the government's response to violent dissidence. The interview was... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984 Jan. 17

McLoughlin, Eduardo

Eduardo McLoughlin oral history with Robert A. Potash

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

Robert A. Potash Papers

1991 Nov. 20

Lanusse, Alejandro A. (Alejandro Agustín), 1918-1996

Alejandro A. Lanusse oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse. Topics include Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, in particular the relationship between Perón and Aramburu's case; Viborazo; and political contacts. Also discussed are the “Gran Acuerdo Nacional” (Great National Agreement), including its origins, challenges, and possibilities of success; the possibility of Perón returning to Argentina; L... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 24

Lanusse, Alejandro A. (Alejandro Agustín), 1918-1996

Alejandro A. Lanusse and Tomás Sánchez de Bustamante oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Part 2 of 2) Interview between Robert Potash and General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse with the participation of General Tomás Sánchez Bustamante. Topics include Lanusse’s participation in the military overthrow of Arturo Illia on June 28, 1966, and the presidential periods and ousters of Onganía and Levingston. In the case of Onganía, Lanusse comments that the ex-president assumed power with unconditiona... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 23

Lanusse, Alejandro A. (Alejandro Agustín), 1918-1996

Alejandro A. Lanusse and Tomás Sánchez de Bustamante oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Part 1 of 2) Interview between Robert Potash and General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse with the participation of General Tomás Sánchez Bustamante. Topics include Lanusse’s enlistment and advancement in the military, covering his activities in Campo de los Andes Army Base, "Regimiento Granaderos" (Granaderos' Regiment), "Escuela de Caballería" (Cavalry School), "Escuela de Guerra" (War School) and his prom... more

Robert A. Potash Papers