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Reminiscences of Hipólito J. Paz, 1972

Creator: Paz, Hipólito J. 1917-
Project: Argentina project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 42 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lawyer, cabinet minster, ambassador

Scope and Contents

Family influence, education; impact on Argentina of worldwide nationalist movements in 30s and 40s, feelings towards United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy during World War II; provincial government posts, 1940s; becomes Peronist 1945; social implications of Peronism: reluctance of intellectuals, middle class, industrialists to identify with Peronism; Ministry of Justice, contacts with Perón; Minister of Foreign Relations, 1947-1949: changes in relations with United States, Milton Eisenhower, closing of LA PRENSA; Argentina's role in Berlin crisis, recognition of Spanish government, international economic issues; ambassador to the United States until 1955


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