Voices of protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression

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Vintage Books, Aug 12, 1983 - Business & Economics - 348 pages
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This is a book about two remarkable men-Huey P. Long, a first-term United States Senator from the red-clay, piney woods country of northern Louisiana; and Charles E. Coughlin, a Catholic priest from an industrial suburb near Detroit. From modest origins, they rose together in the early years of the Great Depression to become the two most successful leaders of national political dissidence of their era.

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Review: Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin & the Great Depression

User Review  - Jhois79 - Goodreads

Not an easy read. Interesting book and the parallels between then and now is eerie. Read full review

Review: Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin & the Great Depression

User Review  - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads

During the Great Depresion, there was social and political unrest. Huey "Kingfish" Long became a powerful force calling for social and economic change via redistribution of wealth in America. Father ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
3
Beyond Louisiana
36
Crisis and Renewal
57
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Alan Brinkley is professor of history at Columbia University and author of numerous books, including The End of Reform.

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