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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 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 Nov. 30

Pomar, Juan

Juan Pomar oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Juan Pomar. Topics include Illia's government and its relationship with the armed forces; “el documento del compromiso de honor de mantener el gobierno;” Generals Abalos, Lanusse, and Onganía; “la Revolución del 6 de Septiembre;” two conflicting mentalities within Illia's government; and Dr. Lavalle. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1985 Aug. 8

Villareal, José Rogelio

José Rogelio Villareal oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and José Rogelio Villareal. Topics include his military designations; Illia, Onganía, and Levingston; the “Gran Acuerdo Nacional” (Great National Agreement); and elections, including Lanusse’s possible candidacy for President, the radicals’ potential to win, and the Peronist victory.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Dec. 21

Villegas, Osiris G. (Osiris Guillermo)

Osiris G. Villegas oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Osiris Villegas. Topics include his appointment as Minster of the Interior; Peronist proscription for the 1962-1963 elections; Guido, Illia and Onganía’s governments; and Lanusse’s intentions of becoming president. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:31:05 before continuing. It is also i... 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

1983 Dec. 5

Premoli, Luis M.

Luis Premoli oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Colonel Luis Premoli, covering events from the 1940s to early 1970s. Topics include Premoli's designations in the early 1960s, political and military arrangements to achieve peace, the "Escuela de las Américas'," Illia's ouster, the unions and Augusto Vandor, a comparison between the United States and Argentina, and the personalities, actions, and influence of Ongan... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 12 – 1986 Aug. 12

Puiggrós, Oscar

Oscar Puiggrós oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Contains two interviews with Dr. Oscar Puiggerós, one from 1971 and the other from 1986, as well as handwritten questions from before the interviews and a short handwritten summary written by Potash. The first interview discusses Puiggerós' membership in Frondizi's last cabinet, the relationship between Aramburu and Frondizi, discussions regarding appointments, the transition between Frondizi and... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1985

Villareal, José Rogelio

José Rogelio Villareal oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and questions

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview conducted with José Rogelio Villareal. Topics include his designations; Illia, Onganía, and Levingston; the GAN (Great National Agreement); and elections: Lanusse's possible candidacy for President, the radicals' possibilities to win and the Peronism victory.

Robert A. Potash Papers