The Kingfish and the Constitution: Huey Long, the First Amendment, and the Emergence of Modern Press Freedom in America

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of the complaint attacking the advertising tax, counsel for the newspapers had seized the initiative, and the question now became what response the state of Louisiana would make to the newspapers' suit in the federal court.51


NOTES
1.
T. Harry Williams , Huey Long ( New York: Knopf, 1969), p. 722; Hodding Carter, "The Kingfish on His Way," The New Republic 81 ( Nov. 21, 1934):40-42.
2.
New Orleans Tintes-Picayune, Aug. 19, 1934, p. 14; Hermann Deutsch, "Prelude to a Heterocrat," The Saturday Evening Post 208 ( Sept. 7, 1935): 5-7, 84-88; William Ivy Hair , The Kingfish and His Realm ( Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1991), p. 301.
3.
Hair, The Kingfish, pp. 301, 305.
4.
Williams, Long, pp. 492-525.
5.
New Orleans Times-Picayune, Nov. 12, 1934, p. 1.
6.
Huey P. Long Scrapbooks, vol. 24, quoting the New Orleans States, Hill Memorial Library, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge; Hair, The Kingfish, pp. 184, 292.
7.
New Orleans Times-Picayune, Nov. 27, 1934, p. 6; Nov. 28, 1934, p. 2; Nov. 29, 1934, p. 27.
8.
Ibid., Nov. 28, 1934, p. 10; New York Times, Nov. 18, 1934, p. 30; Nov. 27, 1934, p. 6; Nov. 28, 1934, p. 2; The Nation 140 ( Jan. 2, 1935): 3.
9.
American Progress, Aug. 7, 1934, p. 7.
10.
Hair, The Kingfish, pp. 178,207-8.
11.
American Progress, Aug. 7, 1934, p. 7.
12.
Editor & Publisher 69 ( Feb. 15, 1936): 5.
13.
Baton Rouge Morning Advocate, Feb. 11, 1936, pp. 1, 8; Record, Grosjean v. American Press Co., 297 U.S. 233 ( 1936), pp. 1, 12 (hereafter cited as Record).
14.
1939 Martindale-Hubbell, Louisiana volume ( New Providence, N.J.: Martindale- Hubbell); the information regarding J. J. Davidson was furnished by Ms. Gwen Homer of the law firm of Davidson, Meaux, McElligot & Swift, Lafayette, La., in a telephone interview on March 8, 1994.
15.
Memorial services before the Supreme Court of Louisiana for Colonel John H. Tucker, Jr., Nov. 16, 1994, in the author's possession courtesy of T. Haller Jackson III of the firm of Tucker, Jeter, Jackson & Hickman, Shreveport, La.
16
. New Orleans Times-Picayune, Jan. 17, 1980, sec. 1, p. 26; Time 27 ( Feb. 24, 1936): 49-50.
17.
The document "Memorandum and Discussion Relative to Validity of Act 23 of 1934 (Newspaper Advertising Tax) and Jurisdiction and Procedure to Set It Aside" is in the possession of the law firm of Davidson, Meaux, McElligot & Swift, Lafayette, La. I express my appreciation to the firm and especially Ms. Gwen Homer for making this memorandum available to me. The document will be cited as Memorandum hereafter.
18.
Memorandum, pp. 4-5.
19.
Ibid., pp. 5-6, 11-14.
20.
Ibid., pp. 7-11.
21.
Ibid., p. 11.
22.
Hammer v. Dagenhart, 247 U.S. 251 ( 1918).

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  • Recent Titles in Contributions in Political Science ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents ix
  • Preface xi
  • Notes xiv
  • Chapter 1 - Introduction: Huey Long, the Press, and the First Amendment in 1930 1
  • Notes 16
  • Chapter 2 - The Kingfish and the "Lying Newspapers" of Louisiana 19
  • Notes 44
  • Chapter 3 - The Kingfish Goes National 47
  • Notes 64
  • Chapter 4 - Guiding the Newspapers in the "Path of Rectitude": Censorship by Taxation 67
  • Notes 92
  • Chapter 5 - The Press Counterattacks 95
  • Notes 116
  • Chapter 6 - The Grosjean Case before the Three-Judge Court 119
  • Notes 148
  • Chapter 7 - The Appeal to the Supreme Court 149
  • Notes 171
  • Chapter 8 - Epilogue 175
  • Notes 185
  • Bibliographical Essay 187
  • Index 191
  • About the Author 197
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