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.

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7:35am

Tue June 11, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Why 'sacred soil' matters

Commentator Gary Joiner takes a "soil test" of sorts. He explores why Civil War soldiers took up arms on one side or the other in the bloodiest war in America's history.

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7:35am

Tue May 28, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: A D-Day remembrance

Commentator Gary Joiner shines a light on D-Day, the day the Allies invaded Western Europe in World War II.

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7:35am

Tue May 21, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Remembering the Siege of Vicksburg, 150 years ago

Commentator Gary Joiner remembers the Siege of Vicksburg and how fresh baked bread factored into the capture of the emaciated city and Confederate soldiers, 150 years ago this week.

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7:35am

Tue May 14, 2013

7:35am

Tue May 7, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: A remembrance of V-E Day

Commentator Gary Joiner remembers the day that the surrender of Germany was announced. May 8, 1945, officially ending the European phase of World War II.

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