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Huey Long Summary
T. Harry Williams

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Huey Long Summary

Plot Summary

Huey Long, by T. Harry Williams, is the story of the Kingfish and Louisiana politics. Williams tells the story of Long, from his family's arrival in Louisiana until his death on Tuesday, September 10, 1935. He was shot in a corridor outside the governor's office in Baton Rouge. The young doctor who performed surgery on him missed the damage to a kidney. As a result, Long died several days later.

The story of Huey Long tells of an exciting chapter in the history of Louisiana and the country. From his humble beginnings on a Winnfield, Louisiana farm, Huey rose to national fame and was a United States Senator and aspiring presidential candidate when he died. His flamboyant style amused many people, but he drew crowds wherever he went.

Huey Long did not work within the Louisiana political machine known as the New Orleans Regulars and Rings. He built his own...

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