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Reminiscences of Eduardo Rumbo : oral history, 1972.

Creator: Rumbo, Eduardo, 1908-
Project: Argentina project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 244 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Engineer, government official.

Scope and Contents

Naval training, engineering career, early political interests; detailed description and analysis of Argentina during 1930s and 1940s, centering on reasons for Peron's coming to power in 1943; in charge of railroad system, 1944-1945; service in Chamber of Deputies, 1946-1955: organization of chamber, laws passed, nationalization, first and second five-year plans, constitutional reforms; petroleum policy from 1930; struggle with Roman Catholic Church; revolution of 1955; martial law, imprisonment, exile, and return; effects of subsequent inflation on industry and finance.


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