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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

1977 Mar. 23

López Aufranc, Alcides

Alcides López Aufranc oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Alcides López Aufranc. Topics include his military career and designations, his opinions about the army’s intervention in the state and the state’s intervention in the economy, the Azules political orientation, and Illia’s ouster. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:23:52 before continui... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 15

Castro Sánchez, Eduardo R. (Eduardo Rómulo), 1918-2007

Eduardo R. Castro Sánchez oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Brigadier General Eduardo Romulo Castro Sánchez, former Secretary of War to President Arturo Illia. Topics include the role of the Secretary of War, military intervention in politics, Arturo Frondizi, and Illia. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:30:32 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

1971

Illia, Arturo Umberto, 1900-1983

Arturo Umberto Illia oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and transcript

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript for an interview conducted with Arturo Illia. Primary topics addressed: origins and history of the army, its participation in politics, and the details of his presidency and ouster.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984

Shaw, Jorge

Jorge Shaw oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes from an interview with General Jorge Shaw covering the 1960s and early 1970s. Topics include his career, assignations, participation with the Azules and details about Ilia and Onganía.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983

Caeiro, Luis

Luis Caeiro oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes for and transcript of an interview conducted with Dr. Luis Caeiro. Primary topics addressed: Illia's views, his relationship with the military, and the coup that ousted Illia.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983

Hueyo, Horacio

Horacio Hueyo oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and transcript

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript for an interview conducted with Dr. Horacio Hueyo. Primary topics addressed: Illia's government, the power struggles and negotiations during that period, and the army's participation on them.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1987

Illia, Ricardo H. (Ricardo Horacio)

Ricardo Illia oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes for an interview conducted with Ricardo Illia. Primary topics addressed: Arturo Illia's presidency, his relationship with the army, and economic policy.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 28

Illia, Arturo Umberto, 1900-1983

Arturo Umberto Illia oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Arturo Illia. Coverage includes the 1930s through the 1960s, and topics include the origins and history of the army, its participation in politics, and the details of Illia’s presidency and ouster. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at transition points, on tape 1 at 00:31:41, and on tape 2 at 00:32:14, before conti... more

Robert A. Potash Papers