Huey Long - A Film By Ken Burns DVD

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Item #: WB5782
No one captures the American imagination quite like the Kingfish. Ken Burns' film traces Huey Long's spectacular career from the 1920s, bursting out of Louisiana under the banner "Every man a king." Archival footage depicts the charismatic builder of roads, bridges, and schools, whose brutal corruption ended in a hail of bullets. Interviews tell the stories of the people swept ... More
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No one captures the American imagination quite like the Kingfish. Ken Burns' film traces Huey Long's spectacular career from the 1920s, bursting out of Louisiana under the banner "Every man a king." Archival footage depicts the charismatic builder of roads, bridges, and schools, whose brutal corruption ended in a hail of bullets. Interviews tell the stories of the people swept up in Long's whirlwind, who still feel his impact on their lives.

Producer: Ken Burns, Richard Kilberg
Executive Producer: Ken Burns
Production Year: 1985
Copyright Year: 1985
Director: Ken Burns
Narrator: David McCullough
Writers: Geoffrey C. Ward
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 90 minutes