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Charlatan; America's most dangerous huckster, the man who pursued him, and the age of flimflam.
The huckster arrives in town, tells all the rubes that disaster impends for them and their families, but says there may be one last chance they can be saved.
People called me a fraud, a huckster, and a flimflam artist.
I'm certainly not sorry that the huckster mortgage companies and banks that thought it was a good idea to make subprime loans to people with bad credit ratings are now taking a bath.
In fascinating fashion, Fields vacillated between two screen personas--the huckster and henpecked husband.
Also appealing is Sam Thomas, who will contest the Newton Abbot stewards' decision to ban him for five days for improper riding aboard Huckster in a handicap hurdle.
Part photographic visionary, part huckster hawking his full-length documentary (the first one in history, in fact) of Kwakiutl ritual to the suits in Hollywood under the sensationalistic title In the Land of the Head-Hunters, Edward Curtis toiled on his monumental Native American project tirelessly.
He added: ``A huckster will get so far before they are seen for what they are.
When I finished, a prominent medical officer said, for all to hear, "I feel as if I have been listening to a huckster.
The flatbed became his huckster wagon as he peddled his wares from an old store.
The evolution of entrepreneur-ship in the days of our youth saw the huckster wagon become the next step "forward" after the pack peddler.
Schools have al so faced the Chris Whittle huckster dilemma: accept a couple of minutes of commercials in a 15-minute television broadcast of news broadcasts and features and get a windfall of high-tech equipment, or reject the intrusion of the commercials and lose the equipment.