Huey Long - Chapter 27-28, pg. 763-818 Summary & Analysis

T. Harry Williams
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Chapter 27-28, pg. 763-818 Summary and Analysis

Huey remained an LSU football fan. He continued to interfere in the team's affairs even going so far as to hire a coach, when the school had already hired one. Their coach quit because of Huey's continued interference. Huey interfered so much in the affairs at LSU that the National Student Federation considered passing a resolution to censure him but didn't.

n January 1935, Standard Oil announced that it was laying off one thousand workers in Baton Rouge and might move its refinery to a different state. They blamed the situation on the oil tax. Huey talked about Louisiana setting up its own refineries. The government began negotiations with the company and the settlement was announced by Huey.

People began to organize and formed a group called the Square Deal Association. These were militant anti-Long people...

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