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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

1970

Ávalos, Ignacio

Ignacio Ávalos oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions for an interview conducted with General Ignacio Avalos. Primary topics of questions: 1960s, Illia, the Colorados and the Azules; does not include the answers to these questions.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1957 – 1962

Frigerio, Rogelio

Rogelio Frigerio oral history with Robert A. Potash: documents and transcript

Argentina - Transcripts and documents; primary topics addressed: "Qué" magazine, the political parties, Frondizi's government and his economical and labor ideas, the 1962 elections, and the Illia government.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1982

Gancedo, Julio César

Julio César Gancedo oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcripts and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions for an interview conducted with Julio Gancedo. Topics questions address: Guido period, Illia Period, and Onganía government.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1989

Martínez, Tomás Eloy

Tomás Eloy Martínez oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes from an interview with Tomás Eloy Martínez. Topics includePerón's opinions on Illia's ouster and the "Primera Plana" newspaper supporting the "azules."

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