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Ken Burns' America: Huey Long

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 28 min.
  • Genres: Biography, History, Social History
  • Director:Ken Burns


In this excellent documentary, the controversial life and political career of Louisiana governor and state senator Huey P. Long is admirably covered from all possible angles. Director [[Performer~P83608~Ken Burns~kenburns]] does not spare the politician's personal corruption nor ignore his critics while citing the benefits he brought to his dirt-poor state during his tenure in office (1928-1935). Mendacious and charismatic from the beginning, Long was trained in law and made his way to the gubernatorial...more