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The day Huey Long was shot, September 8, 1935.

David Zinman

The day Huey Long was shot, September 8, 1935.

by David Zinman

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Published by I. Obolensky in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE748.L86 Z5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination289 p.
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5880964M
    LC Control Number63011908
    OCLC/WorldCa1370960

    Senator Huey P. Long (D-LA), sustained a gunshot wound to the right upper abdomen at close range just before pm on September 8, Whether the shooting was an assassination attempt by Baton Rouge physician Carl A. Weiss or an accident by one of Long's bodyguards remains definitively unanswered to this day despite a range of opinions.   The day after Long died, on Septem , Ochsner wrote to DeBakey describing how Huey was in the Operating Room for two hours, but “ never recovered from shock one bullet entered his body, but passed through the colon a couple of time[s], through the kidney, and apparently passed through the base of the right lung.”.

    Zinman, David. The Day Huey Long Was Shot, September 8, New York: I. Obolensky, Clara Pozgay The Day Huey Long Was Shot highlights the night of September 8, and the double homicide of Senator Huey Long and Dr. Carl Weiss. David Zinman provides information that had been previously untold, specifically about Carl Weiss and bring light to the “kind of person Weiss was [and] . Willie Stark, the protagonist, was based on legendary Huey Long, a man said to be reviled by other contemporary politicians such as Franklin D. Roosevelt and Georgia’s Eugene Talmadge.

      On September 8, , Sen. Huey P. Long, the "Kingfish" of Louisiana politics, was shot at the state capital building in Baton Rouge; he died two .   But at p.m. on September 8, “The Kingfish,” later depicted in Robert Penn Warren’s novel All the King’s Men and dozens of other books, was shot in a Day Huey Long Was Shot.


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The day Huey Long was shot, September 8, 1935 by David Zinman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Here in a new edition is David Zinman's riveting story tracing the fatal day in when Huey Long was shot to death in the Louisiana capitol. History records the gunman as Dr.

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Get this from a library. The day Huey Long was shot, September 8, [David Zinman] -- Newspaperman's case history presenting his theory that Long was killed by his own bodyguards.

The Day Huey Long Was Shot, September 8, by David Zinman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(36). Day Huey Long Was Shot September Paperback – June 1, by Huey Long (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Author: Huey Long.

Although accounts of the September 8, murder differ, most believe that Long was shot once or twice by medical doctor Carl Austin Weiss in the Capitol building at Baton Rouge. Weiss was immediately shot some thirty times by Long's bodyguards and police on the scene.

The year-old Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of Judge Benjamin Henry Pavy. On September 8,United States Senator Huey P. Long was mortally wounded at the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton was pronounced dead at a.m. on Septem 31 hours after being shot. His death prevented a possible presidential bid against incumbent Franklin D.

Roosevelt. Long was at the capitol to pass a redistricting bill which would oust Judge Pavy, opposing. Bytensions ran high in Louisiana, as rumors of multiple plots to assassinate Huey Long swirled around the capital.

Huey’s consolidation of personal power led to talk of armed insurrection by his enemies. On September 8, Huey was shot by the relative of a political enemy in the State Capitol, and he died two days later at age   September 8, Senator Huey Long, ‘The Kingfish,’ Is Fatally Shot in Baton Rouge “His was a little dictatorship in domain, but it was grim and vengeful in spirit, and it was a.

Day Huey Long was shot, September 8, Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Huey Pierce Long; Huey Pierce Long; Huey Pierce Long: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Zinman. The Date: September 8, The Event: The actual circumstances of Long's shooting are murky, and the written accounts are filled with contradictions.

Here is the official and most generally accepted version: Long was attending a special session of the Louisiana House of. Huey Pierce Long Jr. (Aug – Septem ), nicknamed "The Kingfish," was an American politician who served as the 40th governor of Louisiana from to and as a member of the United States Senate from until his assassination in A populist member of the Democratic Party, he rose to national prominence during the Great Depression for his vocal criticism of Children: 3, including Russell B.

Long. Huey Long was caught in a race against time that he could not win. Unable to stop him by legal means, his enemies resorted to violence. Threats, assassination plots, and physical attacks against himself and his family beleaguered him.

On September 8,Huey Long was shot in the corridors of the Louisiana State Capitol that he built. On this day ina Sunday, Sen. Huey Long was shot in the Louisiana state Capitol by the son-in-law of a political enemy.

He died about 30 hours later at age   It says only that Long "died Septemfrom a bullet wound inflicted here on September 8, He was 42 years old." a reporter and author of the book, "The Day Huey Long Was Shot.

Huey P. Long in (Harris & Ewing/Library of Congress) Louisiana’s populist s dictator was shot by his own security guards, not a political opponent D r. Carl A. Weiss Jr. died on August. On September 8,Weiss confronted and shot Huey Long in the Capitol building in Baton Rouge.

At p.m., just after passage of the bill effectively removing Judge Pavy, Carl Weiss approached Long, and, according to the generally accepted version of events, fired a single shot with a handgun from four feet ( m) away. Senator Huey Long is shot in the Louisiana state capitol building. He died about 30 hours later.

Called a demagogue by critics, the populist leader was a. Month Day September. Huey P. Long, a U.S. Senator and one of the most remarkable and enigmatic men in American history, was shot down in a hallway of the Louisiana State Capitol on September 8, He died two days later. The assassination of Senator Huey P.

Long was a pivotal moment in U.S. history. His death at the age of 42 changed American history forever. HUEY LONG ASSASSINATION. On September 8,Long arrived in Baton Rouge to take part in a special legislative session when he was approached by Dr. Carl Weiss, the son-in-law of Judge Benjamin.September 8, (Sunday) Senator Huey Long was shot in the Louisiana State Capitol.

Long's bodyguards shot dead his assailant, Dr. Carl Weiss. Hans Stuck won the Italian Grand Prix. Died: Tokonami Takejirō, 69, Japanese politician and statesman; Carl Weiss, 28, physician and assassin of Huey Long (shot) September 9, (Monday).