By Michael L. Kurtz,Morgan D. Peoples
In a sector well-known for its flamboyant politicians, Earl ok. lengthy was once the most flamboyant of all of them. this primary full-scale biography of the previous Louisiana governor explores his debatable lifestyle and his robust relations ties, his uncooked humor and his political savvy, his abuse of energy and his accomplishments within the parts of civil rights and public providers. Michael L. Kurtz and Morgan D. Peoples offer new info from lately declassified FBI documents bearing on Earl's ties with geared up crime figures, provide the 1st accomplished account of his remains in psychological associations in 1959, and supply authentic information regarding his infamous dating with the stripper Blaze famous person. in accordance with greater than 20 years of analysis in a number of resources, this significant biography fills a significant hole within the heritage of contemporary Louisiana politics.
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Earl K. Long: The Saga of Uncle Earl and Louisiana Politics (Southern Biography Series) by Michael L. Kurtz,Morgan D. Peoples