LOUISIANA: A Dynasty Ends

LOUISIANA A Dynasty Ends When Louisiana's Governor Earl Long got to thinking about the end of his term this year, he mulled over some ideas for carrying on the Long dynasty. Louisiana law bars a governor from succeeding himself, so why not have a constitutional convention and extend all officeholders' terms for two years? The citizens seemed to object to that, so Earl thought of another arrangement: he would run for lieutenant governor with a dummy candidate for governor; then the dummy would resign after a couple of days in office, and Earl would step back in. But he couldn't put...

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