1973 Aug. 16
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
1985 Aug. 15
López Aufranc, Alcides
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.
1986 June 23
Costa Méndez, Nicanor, 1921-1992
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
1984 June 20
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
1985 Aug. 1
Bustamante, Tomás Sánchez de
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
1977 – 1987
Goyret, José Teófilo
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes for an interview conducted with José T. Goyret. Primary topics addressed: participation of the army in agricultural activities, social aid, and former Argentinian presidents such as Guido, Onganía and Levingston.
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.
1986 – 1991
Viviani Rossi, Miguel
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes, questions and a transcript from interviews with General Miguel Viviani Rossi. Topics include his career in artillery and the army, his relationship with Lanusse, and Onganía's government.
Sánchez Lahoz, Eliodoro
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions from an interview with General Eliodoro Sánchez and related documents. Topics include the Córdoba events and Onganía's deposition; Aramburu's kidnapping and death.
1983 Nov. 21
Levingston, Roberto Marcelo, 1920-
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