1990 June 29
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Jorge Klappenbach covering the late 1960s. Topics include his connection with Onganía's government and Alejandro Lanusse's role in the movement to oust Onganía. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:47:07 before continuing. It is also incomplete, and ends abruptly.
1984 July 12
Gelly y Obes, Carlos María
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Carlos M. Gelly y Obes. Topics include his job in the Justice and Education Ministries, educational reforms, government intervention in the universities and the university responses, and other ministries. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point on tape 1, at 00:31:06, before continuing.
1975 Mar. 1
Guido, José María, 1910-1974
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and José María Guido. Topics include how Guido became the President of Argentina, problems in the period after his nomination, and the Rauch movement. Also discussed are the Navy's role in the government, the events relating to the appointment of General Señorans, and the upheaval surrounding the resignation and appointments of various political favors. The inte... more
1984 June 24
Oyhanarte, Julio, 1921-1997
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Julio Oyhanarte. Topics include his position as a member of the la Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación, his uncle Horatio Oyhanarte and his father Raúl Oyhanarte, “la ley de acefalía” and its application, the ministers of the court, Guido's ascension to the presidency and his time as an advisor to Guido, Onganía's candidacy, Frondizi's role in the military ca... more
1989 Apr. 13
Tercera del Franco, Rodolfo
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Rodolfo Tercera del Franco. Topics include the presidential periods of Guido and Illia, the military government from 1966 to 1973, government dynamics and power transitions, electoral strategies, the return to democracy and Cámpora’s candidacy, violence, terrorism and the military response. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abrup... more
1977 Mar. 18
Gómez Morales, Alfredo
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Alfredo Gómez Morales, covering the early 1950s, when Morales served as the Minister of Economic Affairs under Perón. Topics include his career as an economist and in politics; the Argentine economy and its relationship with the United States, including the steel, oil and transportation industries; and Gómez Morales's thoughts on Perón and various political ideologi... more
1987 Mar. 27
Alsina, Cayo Antonio
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Brigadier Cayo Alsina, former Air Force Commander in Chief. Topics include Alsina’s perceptions and his role in presidential transitions in the Argentine Republic in the late 1950s and early 1960s, the involvement of the Armed Forces during that time, including the army factions the Azules and Colorados, and comparisons between Argentina and the United S... more
2012 June 5
Fiete, Sandra J.
Amherst (Mass.) - Phone interview with former women's basketball player. Fiete was born in Chicago, 1938, moved to small town northeastern Iowa at age four. Played high school basketball at Garnavillo High School where girls' basketball was "part of the big life," outstripping boys' basketball in popularity. Coaches. Girls' and women's roles in society in small town. Identity as athlete. Playing basketb... more
2013 July 30
Craker, Lyle E.
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Lyle Craker, UMass Amherst formerly in Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences and then in Stockbridge School. Educated at University of Wisconsin (class of 1963) and graduate school at University of Minnesota (1967), followed by military service doing research, then came to UMass in September 1969 working at the Experiment Station in Waltham on air pollution --... more
2013 Oct. 31
Manwell, J. F.
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with graduate and faculty member of the Wind Energy Program, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering: coming to UMass and introduction to engineering and wind power; starting graduate study in renewable energy with Bill Heronemus and Jim McGowan; Wind Furnace 1 (WF-1) and work on systems design; "sabbatical" in Nicaragua working on hydropower and wind projects; Si... more