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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Life and Death of Governor Huey Long

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Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Dec 31, 2011
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 2012

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  • Dec 31, 2011 | 12:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 5:28am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2012 | 1:27am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2012 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2012 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2012 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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