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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

1983 Dec. 26

Taccone, Juan José

Juan José Taccone oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Juan Taccone, workers' representative. Topics include his political affinities, Guido, Illia, Onganía, Perón, the workers movement, and military repression. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:31:01 before continuing.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984 July 1

Pérez Guilhou, Dardo

Dardo Pérez Guilhou oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Dardo Pérez Guilhou. Topics include his career as Education Secretariat; the "Cordobazo;" Lanusse, Levingston and Onganía and the way they addressed Perón while each was president; his approach to union leaders such as Augusto Vandor; education and university issues; and Onganía's government and personality. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocas... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Dec. 13

Lima, Vicente Solano, 1901-1984

Vicente Solano Lima oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Vicente Solano Lima. Topics include the 1962 elections; rules imposed by the government to prevent Peronism; Onganía’s government and possible roots of later political violence; Lanusse and the “Gran Acuerdo Nacional” (Great National Agreement); confrontations between Peronist factions inside the “Justicialismo;” the ERP (People’s Revolutionary Army) and the “Juvent... more

Robert A. Potash Papers