1986 – 1991
Viviani Rossi, Miguel
Argentina - Robert Potash's notes, questions and a transcript from interviews with General Miguel Viviani Rossi. Topics include his career in artillery and the army, his relationship with Lanusse, and Onganía's government.
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
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.
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
Rey, Carlos Alberto
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with Brigadier General Carlos Rey. Topics include his army designations after 1962, the Cordobazo, the 1966 movement influence on Onganía and Levingston's uprising and fall, the return to democracy; Perón, Cámpora and Lanusse's intervention in those events; the ALUAR case; and international relations with Chile (Reagle) and Uruguay.
1986 – 1987
Costa Méndez, Nicanor, 1921-1992
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and transcript for two interviews conducted with Nicanor Costa Méndez covering the years 1955-1970. Primary topics addressed: Onganía's influence, interests and a possible parallel between him and Franco (Spain); Costa Méndez's relationship with members of the military and the government, and his perceptions of the factions inside the army such as liberals, "a... 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
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
Garzón Maceda, Lucio
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and transcripts for interviews conducted with Garzón Maceda, Norberto Ciaravino, Guillermo Capdevilla, and Aldo José Cima. Primary topics addressed: participation of the unions in Argentine politics, the Cordobazo, its influence on Onganía's government, Lanusse, and Aramburu's kidnapping.
Von Stecher, Jorge
Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview conducted with General Jorge Von Stecher. Topics include his reaction towards subversion; the azules and colorados dynamics and representatives; army's organization; Onganía's government and the transition to Lanusse's presidency.