Huey Long - Chapter 13-14, pgs. 312-383 Summary & Analysis

T. Harry Williams
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Chapter 13-14, pgs. 312-383 Summary and Analysis

After moving into the governor's mansion, Huey acquired the nickname of Kingfish and liked using it. Huey always had visitors at the mansion, but never his family. Rose and the three kids moved out when Huey's affair with Alice Lee became obvious. Many people characterized him as a womanizer. He maintained suites at hotels in Baton Rouge and New Orleans at the public's expense. He employed a variety of bodyguards, carried a small gun, and feared assassination. Huey also hired Joe Messina as his personal attendant and assistant but was paid through his appointment to the Highway Patrol.

During the campaign, Huey promised free textbooks for school children and now had problems. In some parts of the state, it was considered to be state socialism and the case4 reached the United States Supreme Court. He...

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