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1971 July 4 – 1971 July 7

Forcher, Emilio

Emilio Forcher oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Emilio Forcher. Topics include the army’s involvement in government and politics, Lonardi and his rivalry with Perón, Perón’s government, the history of conspiracies including some revolutionary seeds in 1966. The interview was originally recorded on five audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at transition points, on tape 1 at 00:31:48, on tape 2 at 30:19, on... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 8 – 1973 Aug. 13

Bengoa, León

León Bengoa oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General León Bengoa. Topics include Bengoa's military career, Perón as a professor of military history, Bengoa's role as one of the 14 founders of G.O.U. (Grupo de Oficiales Unidos), the military's role in the presidential campaign of 1946, Bengoa's opinions on what would have happened had Perón lost, and details on how Perón rose to power. In a second portion, they... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973

Bengoa, León

León Bengoa oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcripts and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's pre-interview handwritten notes, prepared questions, and transcripts for two interviews conducted with General León Bengoa. Primary topics addressed during the first interview: origins of Bengoa's military career and the end of his career; Perón as a professor of military history; Bengoa's role as one of the 14 founders of G.O.U. (Grupo de Oficiales Unidos); the military's role... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 28

Zavala Ortiz, Miguel Angel, 1905-

Miguel Angel Zavala Ortiz oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Miguel A. Zavala Ortiz. Topics include his role in Perón’s first government; Perón’s polities and strategies of control, including populism, authoritarianism, censorship, benefits for the industrial class and negative policies towards the medium class and workers; the dynamics of Perón’s ouster; Frondizi’s government and the radicals’ position towards it; the mi... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 24

Uranga, Juan José

Juan José Uranga oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Juan José Uranga. Topics include his military career, his perception of Evita, his estrangement from Perón and participation in his ouster, mistrust between officers and tensions inside the army regarding the General Confederation of Labor of the Argentine Republic (CGT), conditions imposed by the “Jefe de la Revolución Libertadora,” Lonardi’s government, Ce... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Nov. 23 – 1983 Nov. 24

Laprida, Manuel

Manuel Laprida oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Manuel Laprida. Topics include the Azules and Colorados in 1962; Guido's government; Onganía's military and political career, his collaborators, and the origins of his presidential candidacy; interactions with the labor unions; the effects of SIDE; Illia's government and ouster, Plan de Ayuda Militar, Plan de Lucha; and the annulment of petroleum contracts. ... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984 Jan. 17

McLoughlin, Eduardo

Eduardo McLoughlin oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Brigadier Eduardo McLoughlin, covering the late 1950s and the 1960s. Topics include his career in the air force and in politics, 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 return to Argentina. The interview was ... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1961 – 1962

Barbat, Francisco

Francisco Barbat oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes and documents

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes for an interview conducted with Francisco Barbat and related correspondence. Primary topics addressed: "Logias" and their influence in Frondizi ouster; Rauch, Calderón and others; correspondence between Barbat and Greenwood about the media in the U.S and Iberoamerica; and intelligence documents about Fidel Castro, Frondizi and the Argentine democracy.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971

Zavala Ortiz, Miguel Angel, 1905-

Miguel Zavala Ortiz oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes and a transcript from an interview conducted with Dr. Miguel A. Zavala Ortiz. Topics include the dynamics of the ouster; Peronist strategies of control (populism, authoritarianism, censorship, benefits for the industrial class and negative policies towards the middle class and workers); Frondizi's government and the radicals' position towards it; and I... 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