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
1970 – 1984
Onganía, Juan Carlos
Argentina - General Onganía preferred not to have his interview recorded. After the interview he sent a typed, 15-page, unsigned document to Robert Potash via a third party Salvador San Martin who had been present at the interview and who vouched for the authenticity and origin of the document with his own signature on the bottom of each page. This document provides Onganía's responses to many of the questions r... more
1970 – 1983
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions, notes, and transcripts from a series of interviews with Dr. Rodolfo Martínez. Topics include Perón and Aramburu's presidencies, Frondizi's fall, Guido's uprise, Illia's government, the unions' political behavior, the "azules" and "colorados" struggles, the 1962 crisis and Onganía's take over, Levingston and Lanusse .
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.
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
1973 Aug. 16
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Julio Alsogaray, former Army Commander in Chief. Topics include the 1943 Argentine coup d'état that put Perón in power, the Azules and Colorados, his career from the early 1950s to early 1960s, Illia's victory and the takeover that put Onganía in power. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at transition points, on... more
1973 Aug. 23 – 1973 Aug. 24
Lanusse, Alejandro A. (Alejandro Agustín), 1918-1996
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
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions from an interview with General Pascual Pistarini. Topics include his political career and his connections to Onganía.
1977 – 1987
Goyret, José Teófilo
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes for an interview conducted with José T. Goyret. Primary topics addressed: participation of the army in agricultural activities, social aid, and former Argentinian presidents such as Guido, Onganía and Levingston.
Caro, Carlos Augusto
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes for an interview conducted with General Carlos Caro. Primary topics addressed: the "destinos" in 1955; Frondizi's ouster; the "azules and colorados"; 1962 changes; Perón and Illia; Onganía and a possible military government.