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1991 Nov. 20

Lanusse, Alejandro A. (Alejandro Agustín), 1918-1996

Alejandro A. Lanusse interview with Robert A. Potash

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Topics include Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, in particular the relationship between Perón and Aramburu's case, Viborazo, and political contacts. Also discussed: the Great National Agreement (GAN), its origins, challenges and possibilities of success; possibility of Perón returning to Argentina; Lanusse's comment on a book by Eugenio Mendez that predicted that the army would fail to implement... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 23

Lanusse, Alejandro A. (Alejandro Agustín), 1918-1996

Alejandro A. Lanusse and Tomás Sánchez de Bustamante interview with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Part 1 of 2) Interview with General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse with the participation of General Tomás Sánchez Bustamante. Lanusse discusses his enlistment and advancement in the military, covering his activities in Campo de los Andes Army Base, "Regimiento Granaderos" (Granaderos' Regiment), "Escuela de Caballería" (Cavalry School), "Escuela de Guerra" (War School) and his promotion courses. H... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 23 – 1973 Aug. 24

Lanusse, Alejandro A. (Alejandro Agustín), 1918-1996

Alejandro A. Lanusse and Tomás Sánchez de Bustamante interview with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - (Part 2 of 2) Lanusse describes his participation in the military overthrowing of Arturo Illia on June 28, 1969. He discusses the presidential periods of Onganía and Levingston and defenestration. In the case of Onganía, he recollects the ex-president assumed power with unconditional support of the military, however, he excluded them from government issues and was overthrown. Levingston was in power f... more

Robert A. Potash Papers