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1970 Apr. 6

Calderón, Samuel Toranzo

Samuel Toranzo Calderón oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Admiral Samuel Toranzo Calderón. Topics include his military career and introduction to the Navy; Juan Domingo and Eva Perón; Lonardi; his participation in political military movements and views on politics and the army; Marxism; and Frondizi’s election. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 01:00:42... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Dec. 13

Lima, Vicente Solano, 1901-1984

Vicente Solano Lima oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Vicente Solano Lima. Topics include the 1962 elections; rules imposed by the government to prevent Peronism; Onganía’s government and possible roots of later political violence; Lanusse and the “Gran Acuerdo Nacional” (Great National Agreement); confrontations between Peronist factions inside the “Justicialismo;” the ERP (People’s Revolutionary Army) and the “Juvent... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1970 Mar. 29

Ghioldi, Américo, 1899-

Américo Ghioldi oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Américo Gnioldi, covering the period from 1943-1962. Topics include politics, including Peronism and his own political ideology; the various conspiracies, failures, and successes in ousting authorities; his pamphlets and "La Vanguardia;" and political figures such as Frigerio, Frondizi, and Aramburu. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and... 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

1983 Dec. 1

Caeiro, Luis

Luis Caeiro oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Luis Caeiro. Topics include the views of President Arturo Illia, Illia’s relationship with the military, and the coup that ended his presidency. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:30:31 before continuing.

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

1970 Feb. 24

Montero, Federico Toranzo

Federico Toranzo Montero oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Federico Guillermo Toranzo Montero. Topics include his perceptions about politics, the 1955 movement against Perón, his time in prison, his son’s detention, the Aramburu-Frondizi transition, socialism, communism, and anti-Peronism. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point on tape 1, at 00:30:22, ... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 23

Fraga, Rosendo María, 1911-1977

Rosendo Fraga oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Rosendo Fraga. Topics include his military career, including his role as Secretary of War, and his resignation; his participation in conspiracies against Perón; Frondizi's government; the events of 1962; and some details related to the 1920s and 1930s. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point on ... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1970 May 29

Rojas, Isaac Francisco, 1906-

Isaac Francisco Rojas oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Admiral Isaac F. Rojas. Topics include his career, Perón's ouster and the dynamics afterwards, Lonardi's uprising and fall, Aramburu's take over, Frondizi's appearance, and the relationships and rivalries between the Navy and the Army.

Robert A. Potash Papers