In his clashes with the press, the Kingfish used legislation, slander, and even physical force to control the message.
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In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History.
In the prologue to his compelling and evocative new memoir, former Louisiana Gov. Roemer candidly opens up about how his life has changed since suffering a stroke three years ago and why he was inspired to share the stories of his childhood home in south Bossier Parish.
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Originally published on November 4, 2013
Collectively, these women became known as the Jeff Davis 8, and to this day, with the exception of the location of Huey P. Long’s deduct box, their murders remain the most significant and most astonishing unsolved mystery in the state of Louisiana. It may also be the biggest cover-up in Louisiana’s history, which is saying something.