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Photo Essay: Politicians Targeted by Assassins

Louisiana Sen. Huey Long

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Louisiana Sen. Huey Long

Huey Long was shot at the Lousiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge on Sept. 8, 1935. He died two days later. The former governor of Louisana and U.S. Senator, shown giving a speech in the 1930s, was a powerful politcian in the state. Long was the inspiration for Robert Penn Warren's 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "All the King's Men." For more: Huey Long Biography (