Huey Long

Huey Long

Episode 1 | 1h 28m 35s Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 10/15/86

Rating: NR

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