|Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long|
|Directed by||Thomas Schlamme|
|Produced by||Bob Christiansen|
|Written by||Paul Monash|
|Music by||Patrick Williams|
|Edited by||Paul Dixon|
Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long is a 1995 television drama starring John Goodman and directed by Thomas Schlamme. The film originally aired on TNT and was nominated for two Emmy awards.
A biographical drama about Louisiana politician Huey Long, whose nickname was The Kingfish. He served as the 40th governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935. As the political leader of Louisiana, he commanded wide networks of supporters and was willing to take forceful action. He established the long-term political prominence of the Long family.