Huey Long - Chapter 5-6, pgs. 91-128 Summary & Analysis

T. Harry Williams
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Chapter 5-6, pgs. 91-128 Summary and Analysis

Huey moved to Shreveport in November 1918, after he won election to the Railroad Commission. He continued his law practice there. He formed partnership with other lawyers on and off during the years and continued to specialize in damage suits. He represented the only corporation that ever hired him, Consolidated -Progressive Oil Corporation. He handled a lot of oil land lease cases. Huey represented businessman Ernest R. Bernstein in a libel suit and won the only big fee of his legal career. He and Rose built a house with the money.

After the Bernstein case, Huey became more involved in politics. Chapter Six focuses on the beginnings of Long's political career. He had admitted to his family that he had local political ambitions but it was Rose that he confided in. He had very definite plans...

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