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Reminiscences of Joaquín Díaz De Vivar, 1972

Creator: Díaz De Vivar, Joaquín
Project: Argentina project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 198 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lawyer, politician

Scope and Contents

Historical background of Peronism in Argentina; early leader of Radicals in Corrientes province; contacts with Peronism prior to election as national deputy, 1946; detailed discussion of Chamber of Deputies, 1946-55: role of opposition, degree of freedom of discussion, political factions, influence of Eva Perón and role of women, constitutional reform, religious education and relations with Roman Catholic Church; Chairman of Foreign Affairs Commission: Treaties of Chapúltepec, Rio, Bogotá, relations with United States; philosophical concepts of government, law professor at University; exile; analysis of Perón's years in power, changes after Eva Perón's death, opposition coalition, role of armed forces in 1955


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