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

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Abrams v. United States, 1, 11-12
Ackerman, Carl W., 129-30
ACLU. See American Civil Liberties Union
Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933, 158, 175
Alexandria Daily Town Talk,20, 30, 37, 72-73, 88; reaction of to Grosjean decision, 170
Allen, Oscar Kelly, 53; as Louisiana governor, 55-56, 68-69, 74-74, 152; sup- port of newspaper tax by, 82, 90, 98
American Civil Liberties Union, 14-15, 58
American Newspaper Guild, 132, 177
American Newspaper Publishers' Association, 1-3, 91, 106; and Grosjean case, 126, 129-32, 157, 170-71; and Near case, 15, 59
American Press Co. v. Grosjean. See Grosjean v. American Press Co.
American Progress, 19,59-60, 88, 149; attacks on press by, 63, 69-70, 73-74, 153, 156; attacks on press officials by, 144; defense of Louis Porterie by, 121-22; defense of newspaper tax by, 70-71, 90-91, 95, 98
ANPA. See American Newspaper Publishers' Association
Associated Press v. NLRB, 177-79
Bad tendency test, 9, 13, 15
Bailey, James, 55
Ballard, Marshall, 3-4, 21, 128-29; attacks on by American Progress, 144; by Huey Long, 49, 51-52; by Louisi­ ana Progress, 38-39, 52
Barnum, J. D., 171
Baton Rouge Morning Advocate, 3, 20- 21, 27, 37, 99; attacks on oil tax by, 24-26; opposition to Huey Long's election to Senate by, 50-51; opposition to newspaper tax by, 81; reaction of to Grosjean decision, 169
Baton Rouge State Times, 3, 20-21, 24- 25, 33
Bauer, Norman, 83-84, 87
Bill of Rights, 5; and the states, 5, 8-9, 13-15
Bituminous Coal Conservation Act, 158, 175
Blackstone, Sir William, 7, 56
"Bloody Monday," 27
Bogalusa News, 49

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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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