TITLE

Son of Kingfish

PUB. DATE
December 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;12/24/77, Vol. 177 Issue 26/27, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the political conditions in the U.S. as of December 24, 1977. Reference to former Governor Huey Long as the Kingfish of Louisiana; Information on the succession of Huey Long's son Russell Long as senator; Statement that Russell Long has served in the U.S. politics for 29 years as of December 24, 1977; Reference to him as one of the most powerful men in Washington; Comments on the 18-man finance committee run by him which shapes, or warps, or kills practically every major economic measure brought to the U.S. Congress; Reasons cited for the view that oil and oil money run through American politics.
ACCESSION #
12006175

 

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