LONG, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935


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Abernathy, Elton. “Huey Long: Oratorical ‘Wealth Sharing’.” Southern Speech Journal 21 (Winter 1955): 87-102.

Ader, Emile B. “An Analysis of the Campaign Techniques and Appeals of Huey P. Long.” Master’s thesis, Tulane University of Louisiana, 1942.

Beals, Carleton. The Story of Huey P. Long. 1935. Reprint. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1971.

Bormann, Ernest Gorden. “A Rhetorical Analysis of the National Radio Broadcasts of Senator Huey P. Long.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Iowa, 1953.

Brinkley, Alan. “Comparative Biography as Political History: Huey Long and Father Coughlin.” History Teacher 18 (November 1984): 9-16.

___. “Huey Long, The Share Our Wealth Movement, and the Limits Of Depression Dissidence.” Louisiana History 22 (Spring 1981): 117-34.

___. Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.

Brogan, Hugh. All Honorable Men: Huey Long, Robert Moses, Estes Kefauver, Richard J. Daley. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Cassity, Michael J. “Huey Long: Barometer of Reform in the New Deal.” South Atlantic Quarterly 72 (Spring 1973): 255-69.

Christman, Henry M., ed. Kingfish to America, Share Our Wealth: Selected Senatorial Papers of Huey P. Long. New York: Schocken Books, 1985.

Cortner, Richard C. The Kingfish and the Constitution: Huey Long, the First Amendment, and the Emergence of Modern Press Freedom in America. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Davis, Forrest. Huey Long: A Candid Biography. New York: Dodge Publishing Co., 1935.

Dethloff, Henry C. “The Longs: Revolution or Populist Retrenchment?” Louisiana History 19 (Fall 1978): 401-12.

___, ed. Huey P. Long: Southern Demagogue or American Democrat? Boston: Heath, 1967.

Fields, Harvey G. A True History of the Life, Works, Assassination, and Death of Huey Pierce Long. Farmerville, LA: Fields Publishing Agency, 1945.

Fineran, John Kingston. The Career of a Tinpot Napoleon. New Orleans LA: J.K. Fineran, 1932.

Gaske, Paul C. “Huey Pierce Long, Jr.” In American Orators of the Twentieth Century: Critical Studies and Sources, edited by Bernard K. Duffy and Halford R. Ryan, pp. 291-97. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Gillette, Michael L. “Huey Long and the Chaco War.” Louisiana History 11 (Fall 1970): 290-311.

Graham, Hugh Davis, ed. Huey Long. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1970.

Haas, Edward F. “Black Cat, Uncle Earl, Edwin and the Kingfish: The Wit of Modern Louisiana Politics.” Louisiana History 29 (Summer 1988): 213-27.

___. “Huey Long and the Communists.” Louisiana History 32 (Winter 1991): 29-46.

Hair, William Ivy. The Kingfish and His Realm: The Life and Times of Huey P. Long. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1991.

Harris, Thomas O. The Kingfish, Huey P. Long, Dictator. New Orleans: Pelican Publishing Co., 1938.

Hodges, James Curtis. “The Politics of Huey P. Long.” Master’s thesis, Louisiana State University, 1940.

Hotaling, Burton L. “Huey Pierce Long as Journalist and Propagandist.” Journalism Quarterly 20 (March 1943): 21-29.

Jeansonne, Glen. “Challenge to the New Deal: Huey P. Long and the Redistribution of National Wealth.” Louisiana History 21 (Fall 1980): 331-39.

___. “Huey Long and Racism.” Louisiana History 33 (Summer 1992): 265-82.

___. “Huey P. Long, Gerald L. K. Smith and Leander H. Perez as Charismatic Leaders.” Louisiana History 35 (Winter 1994): 5-21.

___. “Huey P. Long: A Political Contradiction.” Louisiana History 31 (Winter 1990): 373-85.

___. Messiah of the Masses: Huey P. Long and the Great Depression. New York: HarperCollins College Publishers, 1993.

___., ed. Huey at 100: Centenniel Essays on Huey P. Long. Ruston, LA: McGinty Publications, 1995.

Jones, Terry L. “An Administration Under Fire: The Long-Farley Affair of 1935.” Louisiana History 28 (Winter 1987): 5-17.

Kane, Harnett Thomas. Huey Long’s Louisiana Hayride: The American Rehearsal for Dictatorship, 1928-1940. 1941. Rev. ed. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Co., 1970. Originally published as Louisiana Hayride.

King, Peter J. “Huey Long: The Louisiana Kingfish.” History Today 14 (March 1964): 151-60.

Leuchtenburg, William E. “FDR and the Kingfish.” American Heritage(October/November 1985): 57-63.

LeVert, Suzanne. Huey Long: The Kingfish of Louisiana. New York: Facts on File, 1994.

Long, Huey Pierce. Every Man A King. 1933. Reprint. Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1964.

___. My First Days in the White House. 1935. Reprint. New York: Da Capo Press, 1996.

Louisiana State Museum. Huey Pierce Long, The Martyr of the Age. Edited by James J.A. Fortier. New Orleans: Press of T.J. Moran’s Sons, 1937.

Luthin, Reinhard H. “Huey P. Long: The Louisiana Kingfish.” In American Demagogues: Twentieth Century, pp. 236-71. 1954. Reprint. Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1959.

Malone, David. Hattie and Huey: An Arkansas Tour. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1989.

Martin, Thomas. Dynasty: The Longs of Louisiana. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1960.

McSween, Harold B. “Huey Long at His Centenary.” Virginia Quarterly Review 29 (Summer 1993): 509-20.

Moreau, John Adam. “Huey Long and His Chroniclers.” Louisiana History 6 (Spring 1965): 121-39.

Mugleston, William F. “Cornpone and Potlikker: A Moment of Relief in the Great Depression.” Louisiana History 16 (Summer 1975): 279-88.

Opotowsky, Stan. The Longs of Louisiana. New York: Dutton, 1960.

Schott, Matthew J. “Huey Long: Progressive Backlash?” Louisiana History 27 (Spring 1986): 133-45.

Sindler, Allan P. Huey Long’s Louisiana: State Politics, 1920-1952. 1956. Reprint of 1968 ed. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1980.

Smith, Webster. The Kingfish, A Biography of Huey Long. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1933.

Snyder, Robert E. “The Concept of Demagoguery: Huey Long and His Literary Critics.” Louisiana Studies 15 (Spring 1976): 61-83.

___. “Huey Long and the Cotton-Holiday Plan of 1931.” Louisiana History 18 (Spring 1977): 133-60.

___. “Huey Long and the Presidential Election of 1936.” Louisiana History 16 (Spring 1975): 117-43.

Swan, George Steven. “A Preliminary Comparison of Long’s Louisiana and Duplessis’ Quebec.” Louisiana History 25 (Summer 1984): 289-319.

Towns, Stuart. “A Louisiana Medicine Show: The Kingfish Elects an Arkansas Senator.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 25 (Summer 1966): 117-27.

U.S. Congress. House. Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives of the United States. 74th Cong., 2d sess., 1936. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1936.

Vaughn, Courtney. “The Legacy of Huey Long.” Louisiana History 20 (Winter 1979): 93-101.

Whisenhunt, Donald W. “Huey Long and the Texas Cotton Acreage Control Law of 1931.” Louisiana Studies 13 (Summer 1974): 142-53.

White, Richard D., Jr. Kingfish: The Reign of Huey P. Long. New York: Random House, 2006.

Williams, T. Harry. “The Gentleman from Louisiana: Demogogue or Democrat.” Journal of Southern History 26 (February 1960): 3-21.

___. Huey Long. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969.

___. “Huey, Lyndon, and Southern Radicalism.” Journal of American History 60 (September 1973): 267-93.

___. “The Politics of the Longs.” Georgia Review 15 (Spring 1961): 20-33.

Williams, T. Harry, and John Milton Price. “The Huey Long Papers at Louisiana State University.” Journal of Southern History 36 (May 1970): 256-61.