Nation: Daylight Acomin'

It was 5:30 in the morning when the jangling phone awakened a politician in Louisiana. "Hey," said a familiar voice, "time to get up−daylight is acomin'!" "Lordamighty!" cried the politician. "It's Earl Long−returned from the dead!"

It wasn't−but it sounded close enough. The caller was Attorney Gillis Long, 39, who is a cousin-type of Huey and of Huey's brother Earl* and "double-third cousin" of Huey's son, Senator Russell Long. Last week Gillis joined the family's highly successful political firm. He won the Democratic primary nomination in Louisiana's Eighth District, unseating Congressman Harold McSween, while...

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