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Huey Long (August 30, 1893 – September 10, 1935) was an American politician. He was Governor and Senator in Louisiana in the 1930s. He came up with the idea of "Share Our Wealth" clubs, which were some form of utopian communism. Long was very well-known among American people. Long was shot in 1935, when he was only 42. At the time, he was saying that Franklin D. Roosevelt's policies did not go far enough. The movie All the King's Men is based on the life of Huey Long.

During Long's lifetime, he visited various places in Europe as part of the "Global Reach" projects that he was part of. The most prominent of these visits in the public eye was in Robertsbridge, East Sussex.

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