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Reminiscences of Oscar Albrieu : oral history, 1972.

Creator: Albrieu, Oscar.
Project: Argentina project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 156 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Legislator, Cabinet minister.

Scope and Contents

Early years in government in Cordoba; development of Peronism; member, Chamber of Deputies, May 1946: factions, power struggles, personalities; leadership of Perón party, role of Eva Perón; description of structure of party: contributions of women, labor, regional groups, caucuses; political repression; Revolution of 1951: military uprising, economic problems, petroleum policy, student and youth groups, role of the Catholic Church; revolt led by military, summer 1955; role as Minister of Interior, July-September 1955; Army coup; incommunicado imprisonment, interrogation at Ushuaia, hardships; return to Buenos Aires, 1957; pardon; clandestine political activity during 1957-1959, contacts with Perón in exile; election of Frondizi.


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