Oral history interviews with Mexican political leaders and other personalities : Mexico, 1964-1965.


Oral history interviews with Mexican political leaders and other personalities : Mexico, 1964-1965.

Tapes and transcripts of interviews with the following Mexican leaders, conducted by Mr. Wilkie and Edna Monzón de Wilkie: Salvador Abascal, Aurelio R. Acevedo, Juan Andreu Almazán, Silvano Barba González, Clementina Batalla de Bassols, Ramón Beteta, Juan de Dios Bojórquez, Alfonso Caso, Luis Chávez Orozco, Daniel Cosío Villegas, Carlos Fuentes, Francisco Javier Gaxiola, Jr., Marte R. Gómez, Manuel Gómez Morín, Martín Luis Guzmán, Luis L. León, Germán List Arzubide, Vicente Lombardo Toledano, Aurelio Manrique, José Muñoz Cota, Melchor Ortega, Ezequiel Padilla, Miguel Palomar y Vizcarra, Emilio Portes Gil, Manuel J. Sierra, Jesús Silva Herzog, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Jacinto B. Treviño. Interviews relate to Mexican history and politics, particularly from 1910-1940.

Transcripts : 1 carton.Phonotapes : 62 sound tape reels : analog, 1 7/8 ips, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ; 5 in.

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Zapata, Emiliano, 1879-1919

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Andreu Almazán, Juan.

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León, Luis L., 1890-1981

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Caso, Alfonso, 1896-1970

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Sierra, Manuel J., 1885-

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Ortega, Melchor.

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Gaxiola, Francisco Javier, Jr.

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Portes Gil, Emilio, 1890-1978

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Wilkie, Edna Monzón de.

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Treviño, Jacinto B. 1883-1971

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Cárdenas, Lázaro, 1895-1970

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Siqueiros, David Alfaro

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Carranza, Venustiano, 1859-1920

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Wilkie, James Wallace

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List Arzubide, Germán, 1898-

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