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, February 27, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner is here to explain how frost helped keep an epidemic down, showing that even the history frost matters.

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, February 28, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Historical linguists put the asterisk to work in their profession. History Matters commentator Gary Joiner explains how.

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, February 13, 2018, at 7:45 p.m. Commentator Gary Joiner takes us back to 1918 and the Flu Pandemic that swept the world leaving millions dead. 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, February 6, 2018, at 7:45 p.m. Commentator Gary Joiner presents an economic history lesson, from our founding to the present.

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, January 30, 2018, at 7:45 p.m. Commentator Gary Joiner recounts the term Lost Generation and uses it to discuss the generation of youth lost during WWI.

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

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