Huey P. Long, 1893-1935, Louisiana Governor, U.S. Senator (Democrat, LA), Speech announcing his candidacy for the Governor of Louisiana
Eigen's Political and Historical Quotations
Huey Pierce Long Jr., self-nicknamed "The Kingfish", was an American politician who served as the 40th governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and was a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935. As the political leader of Louisiana, he commanded wide networks of supporters and was willing to take forceful action. He established the long-term political prominence of the Long family.