Huey Long - Chapter 17-18, pg. 454-525 Summary & Analysis

T. Harry Williams
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Chapter 17-18, pg. 454-525 Summary and Analysis

Huey wouldn't talk with Louisiana reporters but would talk with out-of-state reporters. There was only one Louisiana reporter he would talk to and that was Charles Frampton from the Item. He decided to start his own paper called the Progress, the ownership of which was hidden behind fronts. State employees had to pay 20 percent of one month's salary to finance the paper. The paper was provided for free to people on the mailing list for circulars. They responded by subscribing. The Progress was basically a political newspaper dedicated to Huey Long. It lasted until January 1932. Its purpose was to help elect Huey to the United States Senate.

Long said he would run for the Senate only if he could serve out his term as governor. He didn't want Lieutenant Governor Cry to become governor for...

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