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  Winnfield, La - Earl K. Long Memorial Park
Such was a favorite saying of Earl Kemp Long, one of the most colorful politicians in Louisiana history.
Earl K. Long Memorial Park is a lasting tribute to Louisiana politics and the "last of the red hot papas." Enjoy the park’s picnic pavilion and imagine being a part of the crowd gathering for a community picnic featuring the political outpouring of Earl Kemp Long.
The park is symmetrical in design - from its eight-foot bronze statue of Long at the apex of a hedged circular walk to its picnic pavilion, and is a favorite setting for weddings, picnics and city celebrations.
www.cityofwinnfield.com /earlklongpark.html   (132 words)

  
 Earl Long -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Earl Kemp Long (26 August, 1895 - 5 September, 1960) was an (A native or inhabitant of the United States) American politician and three-time (The head of a state government) Governor of (A state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War) Louisiana.
Earl K. Long was born in (Click link for more info and facts about Winnfield, Louisiana) Winnfield, Louisiana.
Long was well known for eccentric behavior, leading some to suspect that he suffered from (A mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression) bipolar disorder.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/ea/earl_long.htm   (411 words)

  
 Ballad of Earl K. Long - Earl Kemp Long
Long was a testament to the persistence and power of the Long brand of populism in southern politics.
Long was determined to get every vote possible even if that meant forbidding the local leadership to introduce him when he came to town on a campaign swing.
Earl K. Long was well known for eccentric behavior, leading some to suspect that he suffered from bipolar disorder.
www.balladofearlklong.com /earl1.html   (1610 words)

  
 EARL KEMP LONG NOTES
Earl K. Long, Governor of Louisiana from 1939 - 1940, 1948 - 1952 and 1956 - 1960, was one of the most colorful (famous, infamous, and outrageous) governors of Louisiana during the twentieth century.
Earl K. Long Rantin' Ravin' and Singin' is an hour of historical speeches from the Louisiana Governor, his political friends, and recordings of Louisiana music.
During the mud-slinging campaign Earl Long said there was nothing wrong with Kennon's hearing because he could be standing on the steps of the courthouse in Ville Platte and if someone would drop a dollar bill in Opelousas, he'd hear it.
www.louisiana101.com /rr_earl_long.html   (896 words)

  
 Ballad of Earl K. Long - Pees a Wee Galatas on Earl K. Long
Earl Long had run off with New Orleans stripper Blaze Starr, and now a "sanity" hearing was scheduled at the courthouse in Covington.
Earl K. Long, without hesitation, proceeds immediately to the rear of the gym, where Judge Jones sits high upon a somber pedestal judicial bench.
Earl Long eventually becomes Paul Newman starring in the movie "Blaze" a Hollywood version of the life of Louisiana's colorful governor, Earl K. Long.
www.balladofearlklong.com /earl2.html   (836 words)

  
 Earl K. Long - Rantin', Ravin' & Singin' CD - references to Huey P. Long, Jimmy Davis, Leander Perez, segregation, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Earl Long had run off with New Orleans stripper Blaze Starr, and now a "sanity" hearing was scheduled at the courthouse in Covington.
Earl K. Long, without hesitation, proceeds immediately to the rear of the gym, where Judge Jones sits high upon a somber pedestal judicial bench.
Earl Long eventually becomes Paul Newman starring in the movie "Blaze" a Hollywood version of the life of Louisiana's colorful governor, Earl K. Long.
www.earlklong.com /galatas.htm   (768 words)

  
 Louisiana Secretary of State/Louisiana Gov.Pg.65-EARL LONG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Long's first term was hampered by the "Louisiana Scandals" which contributed to his defeat by Sam Jones in the 1940 election.
Long's sometimes incoherent speech on the floor of the legislature, which led his family to attempt to institutionalize him, was an attack on Rainach's methods and an unsuccessful attempt to protect the voting rights of fls.
Long, unable to succeed himself as Governor, ran for Lieutenant Governor on a ticket with James A. Noe.
www.sec.state.la.us /65.htm   (349 words)

  
 Ballad of Earl K. Long - Recordings of speeches by Earl K. Long Governor of Louisiana and with the music of Jay ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ballad of Earl K. Long - Recordings of speeches by Earl K. Long Governor of Louisiana and with the music of Jay Chevalier.
Earl K. Long, the outrageous Governor of Louisiana, who was confined to a mental hospital during his second term & had a scandalous relationship with the Bourbon Street stripper Blaze Starr, is now available on compact disk (CD).
The Ballad of Earl K Long is an hour of historical speeches from the Louisiana Governor, his political friends, and with the music of special guest Jay Chevalier.
www.balladofearlklong.com   (173 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Earl of Louisiana: Books: Abbott Joseph Liebling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
On the cover is a picture of Earl Long - governor of Louisiana in the 'fifties and brother of the legendary Huey ("Share the Wealth") Long who was assassinated at the State Capitol during the 1930s.
Earl started out underrated ("wouldn't make a patch on Huey's pants") but grew in political power to the enrichment of his cronies - and ironically, to the benefit of the state's colored people.
Earl Long - as governor - was able to hold off the most vicious attacks on African-Americans in Louisiana - which for a time was less oppressive than sister strongholds of racism like Mississippi.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0807105376?v=glance   (1132 words)

  
 The Fine Governor of the Great State of Louisiana by Richard Wall
The popular and media image of Earl Long (the ‘crazy governor’) has not surprisingly focused to excess on this final year, 1959-1960, a time which was traumatic for him because it was when one of the main and most disturbing events of his life occurred – his breakdown and temporary committal.
It is salutary to remember that by 1959 Earl Long, who at one time assisted the campaigns of his more flamboyant elder brother, had been around as a politician for a very long time.
We hear in a recording played after the movie’s end-titles a simple and appropriate epitaph in Earl Long’s own words: "I’ve got one language, and that’s the truth." Even though we know that Earl can be a shameless political twister, we are still prepared to grant that his really is the language of truth.
www.lewrockwell.com /wall/wall23.html   (2398 words)

  
 JAY CHEVALIER
Earl had taken over the governorship from his brother Huey P. 'Kingfisher' Long and had served three terms before being succeeded by singer Jimmie Davis in 1960.
Earl K.Long lost his job as Governor in the election to Jimmie Davies but Jay got lucky with his new song and went to number one in the local charts on WAIL-Radio in Baton Rouge..
The role of Earl K Long was played by then 64 year old Paul Newman whilst 28 year old Lolita Davidovich had the title part.
www.rockabilly.nl /references/messages/jay_chevalier.htm   (3243 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Earl Kemp Long (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
In 1936, he was elected lieutenant governor and served (1939–40) as governor, after his predecessor resigned.
From 1935 to 1960, he was a leader in the "Long machine" created by his brother, which dominated Louisiana politics after 1928.
His last administration was marred by personal troubles, which at one point caused him to be committed to a mental hospital.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/L/Long-Ear.html   (246 words)

  
 California Nurses Association
Through telephoning, a CNA staff member found Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge, which was taking in patients evacuated from Charity and University hospitals in New Orleans.
As it turned out, they are being housed in what are usually patient rooms on the fifth floor of Earl K. Long, which is providing them with three meals a day in the cafeteria.
Earl K. Long has drawn on extra physicians from Charity and University hospitals in New Orleans, who are being temporarily housed in Baton Rouge, said Varner.
www.calnurse.org /?Action=Content&id=1200   (1162 words)

  
 Welcome to the Best of New Orleans! Cover Story 02 26 02
Earl Long was separated from his wife of many years, Blanche, who had also been a key advisor.
Long died nine days after winning the Congressional seat and thus did not attend the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy, whom he had shown some good times on Bourbon Street when JFK was a senator.
A "dead men voting" scene in Earl Long in Purgatory was equally inspired by Woody Jenkins' sleazy tirade and legal battle against Mary Landrieu after she beat him in the 1996 U.S. Senate race.
www.bestofneworleans.com /dispatch/2002-02-26/cover_story.html   (2681 words)

  
 Capitol Watch : Your Guide to Louisiana State Government
Earl K. Long is far ahead of the pace, on target for a $5.14 million surplus.
Earl K. Long also shut down about one-third of its emergency room beds to manage a nearly $6 million cut.
Earl K. Long still probably is seeing the sickest patients, Wilson said.
capitolwatch.reallouisiana.com /html/DA3EBBF1-0513-4354-8E0F-DA83C6923100.shtml   (720 words)

  
 A Poem About Earl K. Long By Junior   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Earl K. Long and Chep Morrison lived their lives a-feuding,
And he was solo there in Earl Long Square except for what I seen.
Perched up there like on a chair seemed to be a raven.
www.deltablues.net /poem.html   (283 words)

  
 Welcome to the Best of New Orleans! Cover Story 03 25 03
Long's wife, Blanche, had already moved out of the mansion when he hired Chevalier to play music at his rallies.
It is unlikely that a consensus will ever form over whether Earl K Long was actually "crazy." Earlier that summer, he made national headlines when he was twice committed to mental hospitals by Blanche, with help from Earl's nephew, U.S. Senator Russell Long.
Earl Long had a farm near Alexandria and a vast network of rural supporters cultivated over the years.
www.bestofneworleans.com /dispatch/2003-03-25/cover_story2.html   (1311 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Long
In 1959, when her husband, Gov. Earl Long made a speech to the legislature defending the right of fls to vote, she committed him to a state mental institution.
Long, Earl Kemp (1895-1960) — also known as Earl Long — of Louisiana.
Long; he used his gubernatorial powers to obtain his release.
politicalgraveyard.com /bio/long.html   (1946 words)

  
 Earl K. Long: The Saga of Uncle Earl and Louisiana Politics (Southern Biography (Paperback))   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In the summer of 1959, A. Liebling, veteran writer for the New Yorker, came to Louisiana to cover a series of bizarre events which began when Governor Earl K. Long was committed to a mental institution.
In a region famous for its flamboyant politicians, Earl K. Long was one of the most flamboyant of them all.
This first full-scale biography of the former Louisiana governor explores his controversial life-style and his strong family ties, his raw humor and his political savvy, his abuse of power and his accomplishments in the areas of civil rights and public services.
enotalone.com /books/080711765X.html   (584 words)

  
 LSU Libraries -- Long Family Manuscripts
Photographs depict Long as governor and senator, Long's associates, family, LSU and Tulane events, the Overton trial, and Hattie Caraway's Arkansas campaign.
Papers include an acknowledgment from Governor Huey Long of a letter from Hummel concerning a proposed plan for additional financial aid from the state for public schools (1929); 246 hand stamped mail covers; and a Louisiana militia commission (1861).
Letter from Long to Dan Moody, Texas governor, inviting him or someone appointed by him to attend the Conference of the Board of Governors of the United States, to be held in New Orleans.
www.lib.lsu.edu /special/guides/long.html   (3625 words)

  
 Columbia 2004: Earl Long in Purgatory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Actor John McConnell received national acclaim as Huey Long in The Kingfish, and Ignatius J. Riley in A Confederacy of Dunces.
A three-time Louisiana governor, “Uncle Earl” was a force of nature, an over the top politician who became a legend in his own time.
In this spiritual comedy/drama Long moves in and out of madness, recalling his brawling career and ribald escapades as his soul waits for him to plead his case to the Almighty.
www.selu.edu /NewsEvents/Columbia/04earl.html   (95 words)

  
 2theadvocate.com - Holden seeks BR hospital tour (02-02-88) 01/03/05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
DHHR officials have pointed to the possibility of changing Earl K. Long from a general hospital to a women's and children's hospital.
Before Roemer makes a recommendation on Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital's future, the governor-elect should make the same sort of tour here he made of Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Holden said.
"Earl K. Long Hospital is not a luxury item for the patients, but a necessity," Holden said.
www.2theadvocate.com /specialprojects/brmayor/stories/010305/arc_kip020588.shtml   (402 words)

  
 Blaze (1989)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Quotes: Earl Long: I want you to meet the finest yes-men in Lousiana and their lovely wives.
Shelton manages to make a moderately interesting film from the marginally interesting lives of Starr and Long although there is evidence of a struggle in the lack of substance in the film for two strange bedfellows whose accomplishments where less than notable and who themselves were little more than colorful.
Footnote: Earl K. Long should not be confused with his older and more flamboyant brother also governor of Louisiana, Huey P. Long, who was assassinated.
us.imdb.com /title/tt0096943   (319 words)

  
 SLU News-Fanfare 2004 Week Three
DRAMATIC “UNCLE EARL” — Louisiana’s colorful governor, the late Earl K. Long, is the subject of an acclaimed one-man play starring John McConnell, “Earl Long in Purgatory,” which can be seen at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 21.
In “Earl Long in Purgatory,” a one-man spiritual comedy-drama written by John Berry, McConnell portrays a recently deceased and limbo-trapped Long trying to finagle his way into heaven.
Kurtz’s lecture, “Crazy Like a Fox: Earl K. Long and Louisiana Politics,” is part of Fanfare’s “Then and Now” lecture series sponsored by the history and political science department.
www.selu.edu /NewsEvents/PublicInfoOffice/Fanfare04-weekthree.html   (1186 words)

  
 P.W. grants press conference, says Uncle Earl leads polling
Mary Long Rambo, widow of State Senator Willard Rambo, a former Long floor leader in the Legislature during the 1950's and 60's, accepted the plaque on behalf of the entire Long family.
It seems to be all about Earl because each time they induct new members, in their acceptance speech all they talk about is themselves and Earl K. Long.
Earl Long is the only politician nationwide to have a Hog Dog Baying named for him.
www.thepineywoods.com /pwPoll.htm   (1566 words)

  
 Edwin Boudreaux MUSC Intern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Duties: I assisted with supervision and training of masters and pre-masters level psychology externs providing in-patient and out-patient psychological services at a medical teaching hospital, coordinated weekly assessment clinics and case conferences, conducted seminars and medical staff consultation, and acted as a liaison between medical residents, physicians, and patients referred for psychological assessment and treatment.
Long Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA. Duties: Provided out-patient psychological assessment and treatment of hospital personnel, conducted on-site crisis intervention, supervisor consultation, and behavioral health group treatment.
Duties: Assisted with supervision and training of masters and pre-masters level psychology externs providing in-patient and out-patient psychological services at a teaching hospital, coordinated weekly assessment clinics and case conferences, conducted seminars and medical staff consultation, and acted as a liaison between medical residents, physicians, and patients referred for psychological assessment and treatment.
www.musc.edu /cvc/ddd.htm   (1826 words)

  
 Louisiana State Budget   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
She is a nurse at Earl K. Long Hospital in Baton Rouge.
Kissy Doucet said she hears from fellow nurses at Earl K. Long that many nurse manager positions have been eliminated, while others have been shifted around to other areas in the hospital.
But she knows the indigent population in Baton Rouge is bigger now than it was before Earl K. Long opened.
moneymatters.lsu.edu /healthcare.htm   (1812 words)

  
 BLAZE STARR - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED
When I was engaged to Governor Earl K. Long of La., his very favorite thing was a special water hole where we would go skinny dippin.
Earl had sat in a 'leach bed!' I only had one leach between my toes, but Earl had more than twenty, between his legs, and on his bottom side.
After Long died, the flamboyant Starr renewed her friendship with John F. Kennedy, whom she had first met in 1952.
www.galleryofhistory.com /archive/5_2002/law/BLAZE_STARR.htm   (497 words)

  
 Earl K Long Medical Center Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Hospitals)
The mission of Earl K. Long Medical Center is to provide acute general medical, surgical, psychiatric, inpatient and ambulatory medical care for the medically indigent, uninsured, Medicaid and Medicare eligible, and self-paying patients for an eight-parish area around Baton Rouge; and to provide the clinical environment for medical education of physicians and paramedical personnel.
In addition, Earl K. Long Medical Center will foster innovation and leadership in the delivery of efficient and effective medical treatment and education.
Earl K. Long Medical Center is currently staffed for 204 beds.
www.ohwy.com /la/m/md190122.htm   (161 words)

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