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Kingfish: The Reign of Huey P. Long (Paperback)

Kingfish: The Reign of Huey P. Long

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Huey P. Long statue, State Capitol, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Huey Long was going to run against Roosevelt in 1936, he was assassinated. Charles Lindbergh was going to run against Roosevelt in 1940. His baby was murdered, and he was dragged through the most tawdry show trial in history...

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Huey Long's Assassination - Who Killed Huey Long

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The Kingfish wanted the government to confiscate the wealth of the nation's rich and privileged. He called his program Share Our Wealth. It ...

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"Huey Pierce Long, Jr. (August 30, 1893 – September 10, 1935), nicknamed The Kingfish, served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana from 1928–1932 and as a U.S. Senator from 1932 to 1935. A Democrat, he was noted for his radical populist policies. Though a backer of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1932 presidential election, Long split with Roosevelt in June 1933 and planned to mount his own presidential bid for 1936."

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Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, & the Great Depression by Alan Brinkley, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0394716280/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_wCBStb1ADA5XW

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Huey Long's Assassination - Who Killed Huey Long

Before Huey Long's reforms, patients at the Central Hospital for the Insane were locked in chairs during their 'recreation' time.

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