Episode 65: The Kingfish

4/21/2017, 8:00:00 AM , duration(0:0:1)
Personal Journals/Personal Journals Society & Culture
<p>In 1928, Huey P. Long became the youngest Governor in Louisiana’s history. He bragged that he bought lawmakers like “sacks of potatoes, shuffled ‘em like a deck of cards.” By the time he was 39 years old, he’d made his way to the U.S. Senate. And just a couple of weeks after his 42nd birthday, he was dead. Buried 16 feet deep on the front lawn of the state Capitol, with no autopsy. </p> <p> </p> <p>Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.</p> <p> </p> <p>If you haven't already, please review us on iTunes! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: <a href="http://thisiscriminal.us13.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=25658e45f07309154fbf5f23f&amp;id=222e220f7c&amp;e=08e90c50c7" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">iTunes.com/CriminalShow.</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Say hello on <a href="https://twitter.com/CriminalShow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ThisIsCriminal/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://www.instagram.com/criminal_podcast/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Instagram</a>. Sign up for <a href="http://thisiscriminal.us13.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=25658e45f07309154fbf5f23f&amp;id=a7d08cb6bd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Accomplice.</a></p> <p> </p> <p>If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a <a href="http://thisiscriminal.us13.list-manage.com/track/click?u=25658e45f07309154fbf5f23f&amp;id=286e48ce9f&amp;e=08e90c50c7" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How to Listen guide</a> based on frequently asked questions.</p> <p> </p> <p>Artwork by <a href="http://www.yssrs.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julienne Alexander</a>.  </p> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CriminalShow/~4/jr8EfhTn9s4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>