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  • James Noe's $26,000 share

    James Noe's $26,000 share

    Internal documents from Independent Oil and Gas reveal the financial shape of the company 14 years after its founding -- and the surprisingly lucrative dividend paid to one former governor.more>>
    Internal documents from Independent Oil and Gas (formerly the Win or Lose Corporation) reveal the financial shape of the company 14 years after its founding -- and the surprisingly lucrative dividend paid to one former governor.more>>
  • Dirty Deeds: Sizing up the acreage

    Dirty Deeds: Sizing up the acreage

    A web exclusive from Lee Zurik's "Dirty Deeds" special investigation.more>>
    The Attorney General's office says it's preparing to proceed as requested, and investigate a series of questionable oil leases from the 1930's.  This web exclusive from Lee Zurik's "Dirty Deeds" investigation examines the scale of some of these leases, in terms of the acres of state-owned land and water bottoms they involve.
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  • The Texaco connection

    The Texaco connection

    The connection between Texaco and the Win or Lose Corporation raised questions with one state employee in the 1940's. Here is why. In five of the six state leases awarded to W.T. Burton, he assigns somemore>>
    The connection between Texaco and the Win or Lose Corporation raised questions with one state employee in the 1940's. Here is why. In five of the six state leases awarded to W.T. Burton, he assigns somemore>>
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  • Huey Long: Power in perspective

    Huey Long: Power in perspective

    The History Channel calls Huey Long the most powerful governor in the history of Louisiana, maybe in the history of any state. "He was a populist, in that he appealed to the broad mass of people," saysmore>>
    The History Channel calls Huey Long the most powerful governor in the history of Louisiana, maybe in the history of any state. "He was a populist, in that he appealed to the broad mass of people," saysmore>>
  • Dirty Deeds: Huey Long's FBI files

    Dirty Deeds: Huey Long's FBI files

    The FBI released about 1700 pages of documents from Huey Long's FBI File. The files document allegations against Long for various acts of corruption.more>>
    The FBI released about 1700 pages of documents from Huey Long's FBI File. The files document allegations against Long for various acts of corruption.more>>
  • List of State Lease 340 royalty owners

    List of State Lease 340 royalty owners

    We compiled this list from a 1994 public document that was part of the Texaco Global Settlement.more>>
    We compiled this list from a 1994 public document that was part of the Texaco Global Settlement.more>>
  • BiosMore>>

  • Bio: Huey P. Long

    Bio: Huey P. Long

    Huey P. Long was born on August 30, 1893 in Winnfield, La. to a middle-class farming family.  Initially home-schooled, he later attended local schools and was considered a good student, one with a photographic memory.more>>
    Huey P. Long was born on August 30, 1893 in Winnfield, La. to a middle-class farming family.  He was initially home-schooled but later attended local schools and he was considered a good student, one with a photographic memory.more>>
  • Bio: James Noe

    Bio: James Noe

    James A. Noe was born December 21, 1890 at Evans Landing, Indiana. Little is written about Noe's formative years, only that he attended county schools in nearby Kentucky and eventually joined the U.S. Army.more>>
    James A. Noe was born December 21, 1890 at Evans Landing, Indiana. Little is written about Noe's formative years, only that he attended county schools in nearby Kentucky and eventually joined the U.S. Army.more>>
  • Bio: O.K. Allen

    Bio: O.K. Allen

    Louisiana's 42nd governor was born in Winnfield, La. on August 8, 1882.  He attended Winn Parish public schools, along with the Long brothers, Huey P. and Earl K.more>>
    Louisiana's 42nd governor was born in Winnfield, La. on August 8, 1882.  He attended Winn Parish public schools, along with the Long brothers, Huey P. and Earl K.more>>
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