1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Ken Burns' America collection.
Formatted Contents Note
Every man a king The kingfish Sure enough bigshot Share the wealth Wildness in the air.
Uses archival film footage to portray events in the life of the charismatic Louisiana politician Huey Long who built roads, bridges, and schools, but whose brutal, corrupt reign suddenly ended in a hail of bullets. Incorporates interviews with scholars and the recollections of Louisianans who knew Long.
Originally produced in 1985. Funded by National Endowment for the Humanities, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and Louisiana Committee for the Humanities. Special features: A conversation with Ken Burns and Ken Burns : making history.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.