Huey Long

Long's Political Power

Clip | 4m 35s

During the era that Huey Long was running for US Senate, Long founded a newspaper of his own — the Louisiana Progress — which he used to broadcast his achievements and denounce his enemies. He served as governor and senator simultaneously, wielding a great amount of power.

Aired: 05/01/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Funding Provided by:General Motors Corporation; the Corporation for Public Broadcasting;PBS; the National Endowment for the Humanities; and Louisiana Committee for the Humanities