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January 06, 2014 8:44 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

I’m in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the first part of this week, a city dominated by Huey Long’s State Capitol Building, where he was assassinated in 1935.

Here’s Huey with Ina Ray Hutton, who performs his anthem, “Every Man a King” with the Kingfish looking on.

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.

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