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1955 – 1990

Alfonsín, Raúl

Raúl Alfonsín oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes and documents

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes on an interview conducted with Raúl Alfonsín, Alfonsín's report on human rights, and several photographs. Primary topics addressed: Menem's government and his cabinet; problems with dictatorships; and achievements and challenges of the democratic regime. The photographs depict government meetings and events during the 1950s, such as Aramburu assuming the post of president... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983

Pomar, Juan

Juan Pomar oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and questions

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and the transcript of an interview with Dr. Juan Pomar. Topics include Illia's government and its relationship with the armed forces, el documento del compromiso de honor de mantener el gobierno, Generals Abalos, Lanusse, and Onganía, la Revolución del 6 de Septiembre, the two conflicting mentalities in Illia's government, and Dr. Lavalle.

Robert A. Potash Papers

2013 Apr. 29

Clydesdale, F. M.

Fergus Clydesdale oral history interview with Jessica Adamites

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history with UMass Amherst Professor and Chair of Food Science. (00:00:18) Originally small town in Ontario and worked in oil fields prior to degrees at University of Toronto; graduate study in food chemistry; recruited to PhD study at UMass by Jack Francis; (00:03:00) invited by Provost to join faculty in Food Science with no search committee; has remained since a... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

1984 June 5

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

Alejandro A. Lanusse interview with Robert A. Potash

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Notes from a conversation between Potash and Lanusse focusing on the time period 1962-1973, in particular presidential candidates, Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, and the return to democracy in Argentine in 1983 with the election of Raul Alfonsin.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1999 Nov. 17

Ereñú, Héctor Ríos

Hector Ríos Ereño oral histroy with Robert A. Potash

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Captures General Ríos impressions about Lanusse after working closely with him as his aide from 1966 to 1973. Addresses Onganía's ouster (1970) and Lanusse's presidency (1971-1973) his responsibility for Videla's and Viola's appointment, etc. Focuses on Lanusse's characteristics as a person, a military member and a man of faith. Includes Dr. Potash's post interview notes.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 24

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

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

Argentina - Part 2 of 2) Interview between Robert Potash and General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse with the participation of General Tomás Sánchez Bustamante. Topics include Lanusse’s participation in the military overthrow of Arturo Illia on June 28, 1966, and the presidential periods and ousters of Onganía and Levingston. In the case of Onganía, Lanusse comments that the ex-president assumed power with unconditiona... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 23

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

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

Argentina - Part 1 of 2) Interview between Robert Potash and General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse with the participation of General Tomás Sánchez Bustamante. Topics include Lanusse’s enlistment and advancement in the military, covering his activities in Campo de los Andes Army Base, "Regimiento Granaderos" (Granaderos' Regiment), "Escuela de Caballería" (Cavalry School), "Escuela de Guerra" (War School) and his prom... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Dec. 15

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

Alejandro A. Lanusse oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, covering details of events happening between 1963 and 1973, including the presidency of Illia and the 1966 coup carried out against him. Among the participants or supporters of the coup were Onganía, Pistarini, López Aufranc, and Julio Alsogaray; those who opposed it were officers such as Castro Sanchez and Laprida. Other topics in... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

2014 Sept. 22

St. Pierre, Allen F.

Allen St. Pierre oral history with Caroline White and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Executive Director of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). St. Pierre discusses his upbringing in Chatham and Amherst, Massachusetts; education at University of Massachusetts, Amherst class of 1989; early experiences smoking marijuana; his early employment at NORML in 1991; conflicts among NORML Board members and employees; Rich... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records

1983 Dec. 15

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

Alejandro A. Lanusse interview with Robert A. Potash

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Interview focuses on details of events happening between 1963 and 1973, including the presidency of Illia and the 1966 coup carried out against him. Among the participants or supporters of the coup were Onganía, Pistarini, López Aufranc, and Julio Alsogaray; those who opposed it were officers such as Castro Sanchez and Laprida. Other topics: the Cordobazo, the kidnapping and murder of Aramburu, th... more

Robert A. Potash Papers