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"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....

Title : Coozan Dudley LeBlanc: From Huey Long to Hadacol
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ISBN : 9780882896465
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 296 Pages
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Coozan Dudley LeBlanc: From Huey Long to Hadacol Reviews

  • Bruce Thomas
    2018-10-24 07:27

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