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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

1971 July 12

Puiggrós, Oscar

Oscar Puiggrós oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Oscar Puiggrós. Topics include Puiggrós' membership in Frondizi's last cabinet, the relationship between Aramburu and Frondizi, discussions regarding appointments, the transition between Frondizi and Guido, the nomination of General Rauch, the two political fronts, the 1962 presidential candidates, the military conspiracy against Illia in his final days of power, an... 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

1973 Aug. 23

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 events after 1951, Benjamín Menéndez, and Perón’s intentions. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point on tape 1, at 00:24:42, 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

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

1985 Aug. 12

Puiggrós, Oscar

Oscar Puiggrós oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Oscar Puiggrós. Topics include the Azules and Colorados, Aramburu, Guido, Embrioni, Lanusse, and Mor Roi. There is a focus on Aramburu, Puiggrós' role in August 1962, Aramburu's candidacy, Lanusse's candidacy, and the results of the vote. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:31:13 before continui... 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

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