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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Eduardo Rumbo
RLIN number: NXCP87-A167
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Argentina Project
Description: 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.
Extent: Transcript: 244 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Rumbo, Eduardo, 1908-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1908
Speaker occupation: Engineer; Government official
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 1972
Interviewer: Romero, Luis Alberto
People discussed: Juan Peron; Peron, Juan Domingo; Peron, Juan, 1895-1974
Locations discussed: Argentina; South America
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Argentina; Argentina--Economic conditions--1918-; Argentina--History--20th century; Argentina--Politics and government--20th century; Engineers--Argentina; Government executives--Argentina; Juan Peron; Legislators--Argentina; Oral history; Peron, Juan Domingo; Peron, Juan, 1895-1974; Peronism; South America
Topics discussed - Other terms: Rumbo, Eduardo, 1908-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017571-13014