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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8:01am

Tue June 16, 2015

7:45am

Tue May 26, 2015
Commentary

History Matters: Tolkein dug deep into how names came to be

Historical linguists put the asterisk to work in their profession. History Matters commentator Gary Joiner explains how.

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7:45am

Tue May 19, 2015
Commentary

History Matters: Now is a good time to revisit the 1927 Atchafalaya flood

The ground is soaked and the rivers are rising. History Matters commentator Gary Joiner thinks it’s a good time to revisit the Great Flood of 1927.

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7:45am

Tue May 12, 2015
Commentary

History Matters: Amanda Clark was a remarkable Shreveport landowner in the 1800s

History Matters commentator Gary Joiner profiles Shreveporter Amanda Clark, a former slave who, upon her freedom, became a successful landowner and business entrepreneur.

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

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7:45am

Tue May 5, 2015
Commentary

History Matters: What happened to Chalk Level Plantation?

History Matters commentator Gary Joiner traces the ownership of a valuable tract of land next to the Red River -- from cotton fields to sprawling military air base.

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

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