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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>>
  • The feds' probe of State Lease 309

    The feds' probe of State Lease 309)

    Documents more than 70 years old show the FBI and U.S. Attorney opened up an investigation in 1941 into the transactions involving State Lease 309, an oil lease in Union Parish in north Louisiana. more>>
    Documents more than 70 years old show the FBI and U.S. Attorney opened up an investigation in 1941 into the transactions involving State Lease 309, an oil lease in Union Parish in north Louisiana. more>>
  • The case of State Lease 318

    The case of State Lease 318

    Several state records raise some serious questions about what transpired that eventually put a portion of this lease into the hands of the Win or Lose Corporation -- cronies and relatives of Huey P. Long.more>>
    Several state records raise some serious questions about what transpired that eventually put a portion of this lease into the hands of the Win or Lose Corporation -- cronies and relatives of Huey P. Long.more>>
  • Historians on the Win or Lose Corporation

    Historians on the Win or Lose Corporation

    The book Huey Long won a Pulitzer Prize back in 1969. Historians call it a beautifully written account of Huey P. Long's life. Historians call T. Harry Williams' 884-page book a work of art but, whilemore>>
    The book Huey Long won a Pulitzer Prize back in 1969. Historians call it a beautifully written account of Huey P. Long's life. Historians call T. Harry Williams' 884-page book a work of art but, whilemore>>
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