Last week Louisiana treated the nation to a Legislative spectacle the like of which oldsters had not seen since carpetbag days. As usual, at the centre of the spectacle, was Huey Pierce Long, waving his arms, shouting, swearing, sweating—and giving orders which few Louisianans dared to defy. The scene was the State Capitol at Baton Rouge and the action concerned Senator Long's thoroughly successful attempt to rivet his political dictatorship upon Louisiana in advance of the September primaries.

Last month Boss Long tried to capture...

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