Earl Kemp Long (August 26, 1895 – September 5, 1960) was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Louisiana, serving three non-consecutive terms. Long, known as “Uncle Earl,” connected with voters through his folksy demeanor and colorful ...oratory. He departed from other southern politicians of his time by promoting a progressive agenda, including expanding school lunch programs, teacher pay, public works projects, and minority voting rights.
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Politicians from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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People from Winnfield, Louisiana
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