Life and Death of Governor Huey Long
Former Speaker of the Louisiana House Hunt Downer talked about the political career and assassination of U.S. Senator Huey P. Long, the… read more
Former Speaker of the Louisiana House Hunt Downer talked about the political career and assassination of U.S. Senator Huey P. Long, the former Louisiana governor. He was interviewed at the place inside the state capitol building where Senator Long was shot on September 8, 1935.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Huntington B. Downer Jr. Speaker, House of Reps. (Former) Louisiana
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