Gary Joiner, Ph.D.

Host of "History Matters"

Gary Joiner is a cartographer and an associate professor of history at LSU in Shreveport.  He is the author or editor of 12 books including “Shiloh and the Western Campaign of 1862,” “One Damn Blunder From Beginning to End: The Red River Campaign in 1864,” “Through the Howling Wilderness: The Red River Campaign and Union Failure in 1864,” “Red River Steamboats,” and “Mr. Lincoln's Brown Water Navy: Mississippi Squadron.”

Joiner was appointed chairman of Louisiana's Civil War Sesquicentennial Task Force and also serves on the Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial Commission.

Joiner’s commentaries air Tuesdays at 7:35 a.m. He explores a wide range of historical topics, and is currently working on a book compilation of his Red River Radio commentaries.

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7:35am

Tue June 10, 2014
Commentary

History Matters: A look into the life of Barbara Tuchman

Gary Joiner, Ph.D.

Commentator Gary Joiner knows the makings of a notable historian, and he has a profile of one he admires: Barbara Wertheim Tuchman.

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7:35am

Tue June 3, 2014
Commentary

History Matters: A D-Day remembrance

Dr. Gary Joiner

Commentator Gary Joiner shines a light on D-Day, the day the Allies invaded Western Europe in World War II.

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7:35am

Tue May 13, 2014

7:35am

Tue May 6, 2014

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