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1970 Mar. 26

Montero, Carlos Toranzo

Carlos Toranzo Montero oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interviews and conversations with Lieutenant General Carlos Toranzo Montero. Topics include his career and role as Army Commander in Chief, the Freedom Revolution and his participation in Perón’s ouster, his views on politics, Lonardi, Frondizi, a confrontation with Anaya, terrorism, and details about the army and its various factions and disagreements. The interview was originally recorded on three a... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 8 – 1973 Aug. 13

Bengoa, León

León Bengoa oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General León Bengoa. Topics include Bengoa's military 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. In a second portion, they... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1985 Aug. 1

Bustamante, Tomás Sánchez de

Tomás Sánchez de Bustamante oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Tomás Sánchez de Bustamante. Topics include military confrontations, Onganía’s and Illia's governments and ousters, Paladino, Lanusse as a political figure, the conversation between Perón and Cornicelli, and Perón’s intentions. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point on tape 1, at 00:46:53, befo... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984 June 24

Oyhanarte, Julio, 1921-1997

Julio Oyhanarte oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Julio Oyhanarte. Topics include his position as a member of the la Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación, his uncle Horatio Oyhanarte and his father Raúl Oyhanarte, “la ley de acefalía” and its application, the ministers of the court, Guido's ascension to the presidency and his time as an advisor to Guido, Onganía's candidacy, Frondizi's role in the military ca... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 23 – 1973 Aug. 24

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

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

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

Robert A. Potash Papers

2013 Mar. 28

Potash, Robert A., 1921-

Robert Potash oral history with Jessica Adamites

Amherst (Mass.) - Latin American historian, native of Boston and graduate of Harvard; arrived at UMass Amherst in 1950. Memories of campus and teaching in 1950s. Father's experiences at Massachusetts Agricultural College (then MIT) in 1912. Rope pull. History department in Old Chapel; influence of the Chapel on visiting Argentine minister (1901). Meeting John F. Kennedy; Kennedy in Amher... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

1971 July 12 – 1986 Aug. 12

Puiggrós, Oscar

Oscar Puiggrós oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Contains two interviews with Dr. Oscar Puiggerós, one from 1971 and the other from 1986, as well as handwritten questions from before the interviews and a short handwritten summary written by Potash. The first interview discusses Puiggerós' membership in Frondizi's last cabinet, the relationship between Aramburu and Frondizi, discussions regarding appointments, the transition between Frondizi and... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 24

Uranga, Juan José

Juan José Uranga oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Juan José Uranga. Topics include his military career, his perception of Evita, his estrangement from Perón and participation in his ouster, mistrust between officers and tensions inside the army regarding the General Confederation of Labor of the Argentine Republic (CGT), conditions imposed by the “Jefe de la Revolución Libertadora,” Lonardi’s government, Ce... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984

McLoughlin, Eduardo

Eduardo McLoughlin oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

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

Robert A. Potash Papers

1970 – 1983

Martínez, Rodolfo

Rodolfo Martínez oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

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 .

Robert A. Potash Papers