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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

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

1983 Dec. 26

Taccone, Juan José

Juan José Taccone oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Juan Taccone, workers' representative. Topics include his political affinities, Guido, Illia, Onganía, Perón, the workers movement, and military repression. The interview was originally recorded on an audiocassette, and it cuts abruptly at a transition point at 00:31:01 before continuing.

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

1987

Martinez, Ezequiel

Ezequiel Martínez oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and transcript

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and a transcript from an interview with 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's; Lanusse's figure, Perón's return to power; the seeds of subversion; and the government... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1977

Caro, Carlos Augusto

Carlos Caro oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and notes

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.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983

Levingston, Roberto Marcelo, 1920-

Roberto M. Levingston oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and transcript

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

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

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