Coozan Dudley LeBlanc: From Huey Long to Hadacol

They were great days This book brings them back to life Kansas City Times Floyd Clay has written perceptively of LeBlanc Associated PressHe was the most extraordinary politician, businessman, medicine man, and promoter imaginable Coozan Dudley LeBlanc traces the life of this amazing Cajun entrepreneur who almost single handedly revolutionized American product adve They were great days This book brings them back to life Kansas City Times Floyd Clay has written perceptively of LeBlanc Associated PressHe was the most extraordinary politician, businessman, medicine man, and promoter imaginable Coozan Dudley LeBlanc traces the life of this amazing Cajun entrepreneur who almost single handedly revolutionized American product advertising He spent millions to promote Hadacol, his alcohol saturated, vitamin mineral patent medicine.With heavy advertising, contests, and the Hadacol Caravan a traveling road show featuring a dazzling cast of Hollywood stars, beauty queens, and circus antics LeBlanc parlayed his elixir into an amazing overnight success America had never seen anything like it.But before the 1950s Hadacol phenomenon, LeBlanc had made his mark in the hurly burly politics of his native Louisiana As a state legislator, he had championed a steady stream of legislation to increase benefits to the poor and aged Bold, flashy, and determined, he frequently clashed with the Louisiana Kingfish, Huey Long, in a power struggle that ended only with Long s assassination.
Coozan Dudley LeBlanc From Huey Long to Hadacol They were great days This book brings them back to life Kansas City Times Floyd Clay has written perceptively of LeBlanc Associated PressHe was the most extraordinary politician businessman medicine

  • Title: Coozan Dudley LeBlanc: From Huey Long to Hadacol
  • Author: Floyd Martin Clay
  • ISBN: 9780882896465
  • Page: 492
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Coozan Dudley LeBlanc: From Huey Long to Hadacol”

    1. Informative biography on the Hadecol Man. Perhaps avoided negativity, but still good reading on a remarkable Cajun.

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