Lima, Vicente Solano, 1901-1984
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Vicente Solano Lima. Topics include the 1962 elections; Onganía's government; possible roots of the later political violence; Lanusse and the GAN (Great National Agreement); confrontations between Peronist factions inside the "Justicialismo"; violent groups; Cámpora's candidacy and the "indulto" signed by him.
Toranzo Montero, Carlos
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes and a transcript, from interviews and conversations with General Carlos Toranzo Montero. Topics include his role as Commander in Chief, his participation in Perón's ouster, terrorism, a farewell to Lonardi, his views on politics, a confrontation with Anaya, Frondizi, explanations about ousters, and the confrontation between army factions because of political disag... more
1973 – 1984
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes, and transcripts of two interviews conducted with Julio Alsogaray. Also includes a copy of Ayuda Memoria and a copy of Alsogaray's letter of resignation from the position of Comandante en Jefe del Ejército. Topics covered during the first interview: the 1943 Argentine coup d'état that put Perón in power and the years following. He also discusses Azules and Co... more
Uranga, Juan José
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes and a transcript from an interview with General Juan José Uranga. Topics include his military career, his perception of Eva Perón, his estrangement from Perón and participation in his ouster, mistrust between officers and tensions inside the army regarding the CGT, conditions imposed by the "Jefe de la Revolución Libertadora", Lonardi's government, Ceru... more
Videla Bazaguer, Dalmiro
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes and transcript from an interview conducted with General Dalmiro Videla Balaguer. Topics include his familial heritage, his military career, his personality; his thoughts on Perón, their friendship and the 1955 revolution; the dynamics of the Argentine army and the promotions; politics influence in the army; oil and other businesses.
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Brigadier Mayor Ezequiel Martínez. Topics include his military and political career; views on the differences between the "azules” and “colorados"; Peronism; Illia's government; the "Comodoros"; the ousters of Onganía and Levingston's; Lanusse's figure, Perón's return to power; the seeds of subversion; and the government... more
Ventura Mayoral, Isidoro
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes and a transcript from an interview conducted with Dr. Isidro Ventura Mayoral who acted as Perón's attorney on several occasions. Topics include his views about repression, communism, relations with the United States, Perón's behavior and his political skills, the CGT, the unions, and political persecution.
1973 – 1985
Sánchez de Bustamante, Tomás
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes and typed transcripts from interviews with General Tomás Sánchez de Bustamante. Topics include his career, participation in and perceptions of the political and military events from Perón's fall in 1955 to the return to democracy after 1973.
Milia, Fernando A.
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Admiral Fernando Milia. Topics include his career, his connections to Illia and Guido, the influence of Freemasonry in Argentina, April 1963, the Cuban missile crisis and the "violetas." Refers to people such as Cayo Alsina, Wehbe, Martínez de Hoz and Rauch. Focuses on his view of the "azules" and "colorados" participati... more
Levingston, Roberto Marcelo, 1920-
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and transcript from an interview with General Roberto Levingston. Topics include the "Comunicado N. 150", the military influence on Illia's government and coup, the relationships between gremial sectors and the army, Onganía's ouster, Levingston's presidency, Lanusse's role in those events, the Argentine economy, interest groups, the steel industry and Perón's... more