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, October 17, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner discusses the lasting impact of Tom Clancy, and Insurance salesman who wrote masterful thriller novels.

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, October 10, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner discusses the lasting impact of the Works Progress Administration in Natchitoches and Shreveport and across the nation.

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, September 19, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner explores the mystery behind the stolen bomber and the desire to go home.

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, September 12, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Gary Joiner remembers a shrewd Shreveport business entrepreneur, Mary Bennett Cane, who was born 205 years ago this week in New Hampshire. Commentator Gary Joiner recognizes her influence on the Shreveport economy in its early days.

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, September 5, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. In light of the recent flooding, commentary Dr. Gary Joiner is with us now to share a historic perspective.

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

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