Huey Long: Every Man a King


Subject:
Notable People: Government , Governors , Legislators

Description:
Brief background about Huey Long, Governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and U.S. senator, and his contributions to the development of the Social Security system. Long's "Share Our Wealth" program "wanted the government to confiscate the wealth of the nation's rich ... [and] to guarantee every family in the nation an annual income." Also includes excerpts from Huey Long's autobiography, and the text of a U.S. Senate speech. From Social Security Online.

Publisher:
Social Security Online

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ssa.gov/history/hlong1.html


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