LOUISIANA: Jambalaya

"Isn't this a fine jambalaya—with Earl Long, the Times-Picayune, [Plaquemines Parish Boss&] Leander Perez, the Shreveport Times . . . the old regulars—this all put together in one pot ... a mixture that the entire history of Louisiana has never seen before? I am confident the public will bury the whole pot of jambalaya with an avalanche of votes."So spoke New Orleans' four-term Mayor deLesseps Story Morrison as his Democratic runoff campaign for Governor of Louisiana approached its climax.

Last week, through the upcountry, the big city of New Orleans and the...

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