1990 July 6
Garzón Maceda, Lucio
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Garzón Maceda, Norberto Ciaravino, Guillermo Capdevilla, and Aldo José Cima. Topics include the participation of the unions in Argentine politics, the Cordobazo, its influence on Onganía’s government, Lanusse, and Aramburu’s kidnapping. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at transition points on tape 1 at 00:14:23, 0... more
1983 Nov. 23 – 1983 Nov. 24
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
1984 Jan. 17
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
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes, and a transcript from an interview with Brigadier Eduardo McLoughlin. Topics include his career in the military (aviation) and the political arena 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 ret... more
1971 – 1984
Castro Sánchez, Eduardo R. (Eduardo Rómulo), 1918-2007
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes and transcript for an interview conducted with Eduardo Castro Sánchez. Primary topics addressed : his political position and role in the "1966 revolution", his role as Secretary of War, Illia's and Onganía's ousters (1970), the military intervention in the politics, and a speech at West Point and the U.S. position towards the situation.
1970 – 1983
Argentina - Robert Potash's list of interview topics and questions for the interviews, and transcript of an interview with General Manuel Laprida. In the notes from the May 1970 interviews, Laprida discusses the formation of the Azules, the events of September 1962 and the subsequent retirements, the Illia Regime, the resignation of Avalos, the initiative that led to June 1966, the West Point Speech, Frente, the... more
Villareal, José Rogelio
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview conducted with José Rogelio Villareal. Topics include his designations; Illia, Onganía, and Levingston; the GAN (Great National Agreement); and elections: Lanusse's possible candidacy for President, the radicals' possibilities to win and the Peronism victory.
Pérez Guilhou, Dardo
Argentina - Robert Potash's transcript of an interview with Dr. Dardo Pérez Guilhou. Topics include his career as Education Secretariat; the "Cordobazo"; Lanusse, Levingston and Onganía and the way they addressed Perón while serving as president; education and university issues; and Onganía's government and personality.
Rey, Carlos Alberto
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Brigadier General Carlos Rey. Topics include his army designations after 1962, the Cordobazo, the 1966 movement influence on Onganía and Levingston's uprising and fall, the return to democracy; Perón, Cámpora and Lanusse's intervention in those events; the ALUAR case; and international relations with Chile (Reagle) and Uruguay.
1986 – 1987
Costa Méndez, Nicanor, 1921-1992
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and transcript for two interviews conducted with Nicanor Costa Méndez covering the years 1955-1970. Primary topics addressed: Onganía's influence, interests and a possible parallel between him and Franco (Spain); Costa Méndez's relationship with members of the military and the government, and his perceptions of the factions inside the army such as liberals, "a... more