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.

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Airs Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner Commentator Gary Joiner explores abandoned towns -- from Rum Center to Fischer -- and explains why their history matters.

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Airs Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at the roll that spies played during the Civil War. History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.  

 

Historic routes of the Spanish colonial El Camino Real de los Tejas, the portion in the United States is a National Historic Trail.
National Park Service / As a work of the U.S. federal government, such work is in the public domain in the United States.

Airs Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner explores the history of the El Camino Real, a royal road which spans the broad expanse of Texas.  History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.  

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Airs Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Commentator Gary Joiner knits together the demise of 1800s Shreveport businessman and notorious gambler Nathan Goldkind who has a unique monument in Shreveport's Oakland Cemetery.

original found at http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17055
Jesse Allen, NASA Earth Observatory, using data provided courtesy of Laura Rocchio, NASA Landsat Project Science Office. / This file is in the public domain in the United States because it was solely created by NASA. NASA copyright policy states that "NASA material is not protected by copyright unless noted".

Airs Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Gary Joiner explores the deep historical importance behind Islands and why their history matters.

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

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