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1986 Mar. 5

Parks, Paul

Paul Parks: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Parks had a long pedigree in opposing school in education in Boston. He was active in 1963, when legal challenges to segregation of Boston Public Schools began to mount, assisted in winning passage of the Racial Imbalance Act in 1965, he ... more

D. Monty Neill Collection

1973 Aug. 24

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

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

Argentina - Part 2 of 2) Interview between Robert Potash and General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse with the participation of General Tomás Sánchez Bustamante. Topics include Lanusse’s participation in the military overthrow of Arturo Illia on June 28, 1966, and the presidential periods and ousters of Onganía and Levingston. In the case of Onganía, Lanusse comments that the ex-president assumed power with unconditiona... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 23

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

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

Argentina - Part 1 of 2) Interview between Robert Potash and General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse with the participation of General Tomás Sánchez Bustamante. Topics include Lanusse’s 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 prom... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

2012 Oct. 11

Carpenter, Allan

Allan and Barbara Carpenter oral history interview with Kathy Smiarowski

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with long-time residents of Amherst, residents of neighborhood just above north end of campus. Barbara is the daughter of Arthur Julian, instructor in German at Mass. Aggie who moved to Amherst in 1911 and settled next to William Penn Brooks. Development of north campus area. (00:02:15) Fires at Abigail Adams House and barns. (00:04:10) Julian family. (00:06:1... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

1983 Dec. 15

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

Alejandro A. Lanusse oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, covering details of events happening between 1963 and 1973, including the presidency of Illia and the 1966 coup carried out against him. Among the participants or supporters of the coup were Onganía, Pistarini, López Aufranc, and Julio Alsogaray; those who opposed it were officers such as Castro Sanchez and Laprida. Other topics in... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

2014 Sept. 21

Stroup, Keith, 1943-

Keith Stroup oral history with Rob Cox and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with founder, former Executive Director, Board Member and Legal Counsel for National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). Stroup discusses his upbringing in Southern Illinois; education at University of Illinois and Georgetown Law School, which he attended from 1965-1968; experiences evading the Vietnam War draft; anti-war demonstrations in Washingto... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records

2014 Sept. 22

St. Pierre, Allen F.

Allen St. Pierre oral history with Caroline White and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Executive Director of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). St. Pierre discusses his upbringing in Chatham and Amherst, Massachusetts; education at University of Massachusetts, Amherst class of 1989; early experiences smoking marijuana; his early employment at NORML in 1991; conflicts among NORML Board members and employees; Rich... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records

2014 Apr. 11

Science for the People (Organization)

Science for the People: Stories from the Movement Plenary 1

Plenary from the Science for the People: The 1970s and Today conference discussing "stories from the movement." Former members of Science for the People were interviewed by UMass students, including Carol Cina, Britta Fischer, Herb Fox, Terri Goldberg, Michael Goldhaber, and Al Weinrub.

Science for the People Records