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1973 Aug. 16

Alsogaray, Julio

Julio R. Alsogaray oral history with Robert A. Potash

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

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

Shaw, Jorge

Jorge Shaw oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes from an interview with General Jorge Shaw covering the 1960s and early 1970s. Topics include his career, assignations, participation with the Azules and details about Ilia and Onganía.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Nov. 21

Levingston, Roberto Marcelo, 1920-

Roberto Levingtson oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and 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 return. The interview was originally recor... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984 Jan. 30

Von Stecher, Jorge

Jorge Von Stecher oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Jorge Von Stecher. Topics include the governments of Illia, Onganía and Lanusse; the structure and function of the army; the Azules and Colorados, and the army's intervention into politics. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at a transition points, on tape 1 at 00:31:14 and on tape 2 at 00:31:12, before continui... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1985 Aug. 8

Villareal, José Rogelio

José Rogelio Villareal oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and José Rogelio Villareal. Topics include his military designations; Illia, Onganía, and Levingston; the “Gran Acuerdo Nacional” (Great National Agreement); and elections, including Lanusse’s possible candidacy for President, the radicals’ potential to win, and the Peronist victory.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1987 Apr. 8

Señorans, Eduardo

Eduardo Señorans oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Eduardo Señorans. Topics include his career and role as an information agent; Onganía’s personality; the governments of and transitions between Aramburu, Illia, Guido and Onganía; the “Cordobazo;” and the army dynamics during this period. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:46:57 before ... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1987 Mar. 30

Martínez, Ezequiel

Ezequiel Martínez oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Brigadier Mayor Ezequiel Martínez. Topics include his military and political career; views on the differences between the Azules and Colorados; Peronism; Illia's government; the "Comodoros"; the ousters of Onganía and Levingston; Lanusse's figure, Perón's return to power; the seeds of subversion; and the government's response to violent dissidence. The interview was... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Dec. 5

Premoli, Luis M.

Luis Premoli oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Colonel Luis Premoli, covering events from the 1940s to early 1970s. Topics include Premoli's designations in the early 1960s, political and military arrangements to achieve peace, the "Escuela de las Américas'," Illia's ouster, the unions and Augusto Vandor, a comparison between the United States and Argentina, and the personalities, actions, and influence of Ongan... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Nov. 16

Arredondo, Roberto J. M.

Roberto Arrendondo oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Roberto Arredondo. Topics include Arrendondo’s views on politics and military intervention in politics; and Illia's election, attitude as President, and the various groups and individuals, such as the media and Onganía, involved with Illia’s ouster. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at transition points, at 00:... more

Robert A. Potash Papers