History Matters

Tuesday Mornings at 7:35 a.m.

Join Dr. Gary Joiner every Tuesday morning as he talks about history - from the ancient Greeks to World War II; from the Civil War to Louisiana history and much more.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Dachelle Melville/Released) / Public Domain

Airs Tuesday, January 16, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner remembers a top secret air combat mission commenced from Barksdale Airforce Base and code named Secret Squirrel.

Dr. Strangelove trailer from 40th Anniversary Special Edition DVD, 2004 / This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published in the United States between 1923 and 1977 without a copyright notice.

Airs Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at 7:45 p.m. Commentator Gary Joiner shares with us the true tales of Dr. Strangelove and our own Barksdale Air Force Base. 

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Airs Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner takes a look at our concepts of time and how the history behind how they came about. 

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A. C. Michael - c 1914 - 1915 / This image is in the public domain in the United States because it was first published outside the United States prior to January 1, 1923.

Airs Tuesday, December 26, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner takes us back to 1914 and the Christmas truce on the battlefield.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

US Air Force Photo - John Morocco / This image or file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain in the United States.

Airs Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner takes us back to 1972 and operation Linebacker II, which took place 45 years ago this Month.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

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