Huey Long



Huey Long Who Was Huey Long He Was An Extraordinary Figure In American Political History A Great Natural Politician Who Looked, And Often Seemed To Behave, Like A Caricature Of The Redneck Southern Politico Yet, At The Time Of His Death, He Had Become A Serious Rival To Franklin Roosevelt For The Presidency In This Biography, The First Full Scale Analysis Of Long, This Intriguing And Incredible Man Stands Wholly Revealed And Understood.The Eminent Historian T Harry Williams Has Created A Work Masterly In Its Scope And Detail This Award Winning Biography Brings Fresh Life To The Sensation Ridden Years When Long Became A Figure Of National Importance Huey Long Was Winner Of The Pulitzer Prize And National Book Award.

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  • Paperback
  • 944 pages
  • Huey Long
  • T. Harry Williams
  • English
  • 04 April 2018
  • 0394747909

10 thoughts on “Huey Long

  1. Howard says:

    DICTATOR in politics, a leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by forceFASCIST an individual who favors dictatorial government, centralized control of private enterprise, repression of all opposition, and extreme nationalismDEMAGOGUE a political leader who gains power by appealing to people s emotions, instincts, and prejudices in a way that is considered manipulative and dangerousPOPULIST an advocate of the rights and interests of ordinary people, e.g in politics or th DICTATOR in politics, a leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by forceFASCIST an individual who favors dictatorial government, centralized control of private enterprise, repression of all opposition, and extreme nationalismDEMAGOGUE a political leader who gains power by appealing to people s emotions, instincts, and prejudices in a way that is considered manipulative and dangerousPOPULIST an advocate of the rights and interests of ordinary people, e.g in politics or the artsI ...

  2. Manray9 says:

    With this magisterial biography, the late T Harry Williams did for Huey Long what David McCullough did for Truman, Robert Remini did for Andrew Jackson, and Douglas Southall Freeman did for R E Lee he crafted the definitive biography Huey Long is a sterling example of biography as history It is notable too as an early academic foray into oral history Williams interviewed 295 people, including Long s family, friends, enemies, journalists, elected officials and private citizens, and delved With this magisterial biography, the late T Harry Williams did for Huey Long what David McCullough did for Truman, Robert Remini did for Andrew Jackson, and Dougla...

  3. Checkman says:

    An excellent biography of Huey The Kingfish Long A controversial figure to this day for those who are political history buffs and probably the only man who might have been able to mount a serious challenge to FDR in 1936 However we ll never know because he was gunned down in 1935 Professor Williams was a professor of history and approached this biography from the perspective of an academic The amount of research that went into this book is impressive Though Mr Williams seems to have ad An excellent biography of Huey The Kingfish Long A controversial figure to this day for those who are political history buffs and probably the only man who might have been able to mount a serious challenge to FDR in 1936 However we ll never know because he was gunned down in 1935 Professor Williams was a professor of history and approached this biography from the perspective of an academic The amount of research that went into this book is impressive Though Mr Williams seems to have admired Huey Pierce Long he is not blind to the man s faults either The biography achieves a good balance and that s important when considering Huey...

  4. Erik Graff says:

    This was one of the best biographies I ve ever read and I ve read lots of biographies Such praise is especially noteworthy in that its author was an academic historian Few biographies I ve seen combine the virtues of great writing with high standards of scholarship Few biographies of such length have so captivated me that I poured through them so quickly.Of course, I d heard about Huey Long, Governor, the Senator of Louisia...

  5. Frank Stein says:

    Definitely one of the best political biographies of all time.When T Harry Williams published the book back in 1969, he was one of the first academically trained historians to use oral history sources to compliment his research, and unlike academic historians today who use oral histories to beat to death some tired theory, he uses them to create a stunning political yarn.Williams understood early on that Huey Long was not one to leave many writ...

  6. Aaron Million says:

    T Harry Williams has written what is and will most likely forever remain the most detailed biography on Huey Long It is difficult to imagine someone delving further into the minutiae of Long s highly interesting, yet tragically short, life Williams, who investedthan a decade into the research and writing of this book, was in a unique position to do so he was a Louisiana native and thus familiar with Long s period of power and his accomplishments while both Governor and Senator But he T Harry Williams has written what is and will most likely forever remain the most detailed biography on Huey Long It is difficult to imagine someone delving further into the minutiae of Long s highly interesting, yet tragically short, life Williams, who investedthan a decade into the research and writing of this book, was in a unique position to do so he was a Louisiana native and thus familiar with Long s period of power and his accomplishments while both Governor and Senator But he was also conducting his research from the mid 1950s to the late 1960s, when many of the people who knew Long intimately were still alive Thus, he was able to gain first hand although possibly embellished with the passage of time knowledge of what type of per...

  7. Matt says:

    On a trip to New York with my dad and my brother several years ago, we met his old college professor for dinner and he then kindly bought this book for me at a used bookstore I think in the Village, maybe It s sat on my self since then but I figured that now that I m living in Louisiana I had to finally read it.And I m glad I did This book is a detailed examination of Long s l...

  8. Judy says:

    An amazing biography and analysis of the life and politics of Huey Long, the governor of Louisiana and political rival to Franklin D Roosevelt So well written that it was hard to put down.

  9. Alisa says:

    Read this years ago shortly after it came out It explains a lot about Southern politics Fascinating.

  10. John Maniscalco says:

    An objective and thorough book that tells the story of one of the most controversial and colorful leaders in American history, it is a must read for anyone interested in politics Huey Long genuninely cared for the working class and when he was elected governor he gave them things they always wanted but never dreamed they d have He gave students free textbooks, built free highways and bridges, educated the adult illiterate, built a reputable hospital, and brought respectability to LSU But it c An objective and thorough book that tells the story of one of the most controversial and colorful leaders in American history, it is a must read for anyone interested in politics Huey Long genuninely cared for the working class and when he was elected governor he gave them things they always wanted but never dreamed they d have He gave students free textbooks, built free highways and bridges, educated the adult illiterate, built a reputable hospital, and brought respectability to LSU But it came at the cost of democratic government He lived in an age when corruption was an...

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