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During the 1930s, Huey Long was the ultimate political heavyweight in Louisiana. He simultaneously acted as the state's governor and U.S. Senator. But in 1935, according to the history books, a young doctor named Carl Weiss assassinated Long by gunning him down inside the state capitol. But is that what really happened? In this episode we tell you about the wild and colorful history of Long's political career, and explain why Long's alleged assassin might really be innocent.