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Recordings and transcripts of interviews, and associated material, relating to free market policies in Chile and elsewhere in Latin America, and to the influence of economists associated with the University of Chicago in instituting them. Interviews conducted by Tobias Switzer, William E. Ratliff, Ernesto Silva, Juan Pablo Couyoumdjian and Cristían Larroulet. Those interviewed include Rolf Lüders Schwarzenberg, Sergio de Castro, Martín Costabal Llona, Alvaro Donoso, Juan Andrés Fontaine, Gonzalo Vial Correa, Miguel Schweitzer, Roberto Kelly, Domingo Cavallo, Hernán Cubillos Sallato, Ricardo López Murphy, Arnold C. Harberger, Rodrigo Cerda, Julio Dittborn, Cristían Larroulet, Ernesto Silva, Carlos Williamson, Alfredo Moreno, Hernán Cheyre, Francisco Parra, Joaquín Lavín. Sergio Urzua, and Matias Acevedo.
Sound recordings of interviews, relating to the Nicaraguan revolution of 1979, Nicaraguan-Cuban relations, and the Nicaraguan contra guerrilla war. Includes typed notes made from the interviews. Interviews conducted by William E. Ratliff. Sound use copies available.
Interview transcript, and transcript of notes, relating to Central Intelligence Agency operations, and especially to the Cuban missile crisis of 1962. Interview conducted by Roger W. Fontaine and William E. Ratliff.
Relates to Nicaraguan contra guerrilla activities from Costa Rican bases, American aid to Nicaraguan guerrillas, allegations of guerrilla drug trafficking, and allegations regarding the attempted assassination of the guerrilla leader Edén Pastora. Interviews conducted by William E. Ratliff. Video use copies available.
Writings, memoranda, correspondence, and notes, relating to the Nicaraguan civil war. Used as working material for the book by Roger Miranda and William E. Ratliff, The Civil War in Nicaragua: Inside the Sandinistas (New Brunswick, N.J., 1993).
Writings, correspondence, sound recordings of interviews, reports, memoranda, legal proceedings, internal bulletins, opinion polls, printed matter, and photographs, relating to communism in Latin America; political and economic conditions, and especially laissez-faire economics, in Argentina, elsewhere in Latin America, and Hong Kong; President José Figueres Ferrer of Costa Rica; and the Socialist Workers Party of the United States and Trotskyist groups in Latin America.