Huey Long

An Introduction to Huey Long

Huey Long was a powerful American politician who served as governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932, and as a United States Senator from 1932 until his death from assassination in 1935.


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    He was a populist hero and a corrupt demagogue, hailed as a champion of the poor and reviled as a dictator. Louisiana’s Huey Long built his remarkable career as governor and U.S. Senator on a platform of social reform and justice, all the while employing graft and corruption to get what he wanted.

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