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

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

Authors: Brinkley, Alan

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780307803221

Classification: Fiction

Synopsis: The study of two great demagogues in American history--Huey P. Long, a first-term United States Senator from the red-clay, piney-woods country of nothern Louisiana; and Charles E. Coughlin, a Catholic priest from an industrial suburb near Detroit. Award-winning historian Alan Brinkely describes their modest origins and their parallel rise together in the early years of the Great Depression to become the two most successful leaders of national political dissidence of their era. 

*Winner of the American Book Award for History*

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