Huey Long - Chapter 29-30 and Epilogue, pg. 819-876 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 29-30 and Epilogue, pg. 819-876 Summary and Analysis

Some of Huey's associates began to be convicted of income tax evasion. Huey refused to comment on the situation. He planned on cleaning up his organization after the 1936 election. The IRS was looking into the sources of Huey's income since he seemed to live beyond his means. There was talk that the Long organization was receiving money from illegal gambling operations in Louisiana.

Huey continued his verbal attacks on Roosevelt. He supported the Patman bill for payments to World War I veterans that Roosevelt opposed. In June, Roosevelt sent six tax bills to the Congress but they were not as broad based as he had claimed. Huey spent three weeks in July to direct some political matters in Louisiana. He was back in the Senate in August and on the ninth...

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