Bengoa, León (interviewee)
Robert Potash's pre-interview handwritten notes, prepared questions, and transcripts for two interviews conducted with General León Bengoa. Primary topics addressed during the first interview: origins of Bengoa's military career and the end of his career; Perón as a professor of military history; Bengoa's role as one of the 14 founders of G.O.U. (Grupo de Oficiales Unidos); the military's role in the presidential campaign of 1946; Bengoa's opinions on what would have happened had Perón lost; and details on how Perón rose to power. Primary topics addressed in the second interview: Lonardi's victory in becoming President of the Republic and the events that followed; political interactions between key players, such as Duval, Lonardi, and Aramburu, leading up to Bengoa's resignation; and then the events that led up to Bengoa's subsequent reinstatement.