Classic Influence: Timeless Lessons from the Legends
CIP 032. Take Bold Action (Part 2): Dare to Defy the Established Order, Risk to Skip Ahead: Huey Long Cuts a Barrier-Breaking Path to the Top
Growing up in one of the most impoverished regions in the country, Huey Long surmounted one obstacle after another until at last he became the Governor of Louisiana, and then a U.S. Senator, with a shot at besting FDR. Along with his intense ambition, intelligence, and grit, what set Long apart from the very start was the bold action he was willing to take to achieve his aims. This episode reveals a few of the early stories, and the sort of bold actions that set the stage for Long’s rapid rise.