The little eyes of Louisiana's Senator Huey Pierce Long nearly popped out of his round face with excitement last week. By thundering majorities, his well-bossed electorate had just endorsed by referendum some more of his "poor people" laws: to abolish poll taxes, to impose income taxes, to exempt from taxation homes assessed at less than $2,000.

In New Orleans Senator Long joyfully cried: "The only way for us to get out of this Depression is to secede from the United States. . . . We ain't going to get any place until we get rid...

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