Jack McGuire: Earl Kemp Long’s Unlikely Defender

Jack McGuire met then-Governor Earl K. Long during Long’s 1959 campaign for Lieutenant Governor (in those days, Louisiana governors were barred from seeking re-election to successive terms). McGuire was a senior at Newman High School in New Orleans. He’d been assigned a paper on the state elections that year, and chose to look at Long … Continue reading Jack McGuire: Earl Kemp Long’s Unlikely Defender