Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Senator Huey Long from Louisiana shown here at the Democratic National Convention at the speakers platform defending his group of delegates in Chicago, Il. on June 28, 1932. (AP Photo)

September 01, 2012 4:23 pm  • 

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"Tales from the Morgue" is a way for the Star to share stories from the treasure trove of information held in its old files.

Johanna Eubank, aka the Morgue Lady, was a research assistant in the Star Library — also known as News and Research Services — for 18 years before becoming an online content producer. She has had her share of sneezing fits after digging into dusty old files, so she's sure to find a few old stories to re-examine.

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