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1986 – 1991

Viviani Rossi, Miguel

Miguel Viviani Rossi oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

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.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984

McLoughlin, Eduardo

Eduardo McLoughlin oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes, and a transcript from an interview with Brigadier Eduardo McLoughlin. Topics include his career in the military (aviation) and the political arena 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 ret... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 – 1984

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

Eduardo R. Castro Sánchez oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcripts and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes and transcript for an interview conducted with Eduardo Castro Sánchez. Primary topics addressed : his political position and role in the "1966 revolution", his role as Secretary of War, Illia's and Onganía's ousters (1970), the military intervention in the politics, and a speech at West Point and the U.S. position towards the situation.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1970 – 1983

Laprida, Manuel

Manuel Laprida oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's list of interview topics and questions for the interviews, and transcript of an interview with General Manuel Laprida. In the notes from the May 1970 interviews, Laprida discusses the formation of the Azules, the events of September 1962 and the subsequent retirements, the Illia Regime, the resignation of Avalos, the initiative that led to June 1966, the West Point Speech, Frente, the... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984

Rey, Carlos Alberto

Carlos Rey oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and questions

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Brigadier General Carlos Rey. Topics include his army designations after 1962, the Cordobazo, the 1966 movement influence on Onganía and Levingston's uprising and fall, the return to democracy; Perón, Cámpora and Lanusse's intervention in those events; the ALUAR case; and international relations with Chile (Reagle) and Uruguay.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1986 – 1987

Costa Méndez, Nicanor, 1921-1992

Nicanor Costa Méndez oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcripts and questions

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and transcript for two interviews conducted with Nicanor Costa Méndez covering the years 1955-1970. Primary topics addressed: 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, "a... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983

Levingston, Roberto Marcelo, 1920-

Roberto M. Levingston oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and transcript

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and transcript from an interview with 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... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1990

Garzón Maceda, Lucio

Lucio Garzón Maceda oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcripts and questions

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and transcripts for interviews conducted with Garzón Maceda, Norberto Ciaravino, Guillermo Capdevilla, and Aldo José Cima. Primary topics addressed: participation of the unions in Argentine politics, the Cordobazo, its influence on Onganía's government, Lanusse, and Aramburu's kidnapping.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984

Von Stecher, Jorge

Jorge Von Stecher oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and questions

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview conducted with General Jorge Von Stecher. Topics include his reaction towards subversion; the azules and colorados dynamics and representatives; army's organization; Onganía's government and the transition to Lanusse's presidency.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1977 Mar. 10 – 1987 Apr. 8

Señorans, Eduardo

Eduardo Señorans oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Interview questions from a 1977 interview with Señorans discussing his military service, EMG, Illia's role in 1966, and Onganía. Also contains the interview questions and an interview transcript from the 1987 interview in which Señorans and Potash discuss his brief stint as Secretary of War, support and opposition with the cabinet, Illia's presidency from 1963-1966, events leading up to Ongan... more

Robert A. Potash Papers