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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11:51am

Tue February 19, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: On Barksdale's history through the decades

Commentator Gary Joiner pays tribute to Barksdale Air Force Base on its 80th anniversary this month.

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9:07am

Tue February 12, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: On the life and legacy of St. Valentine

Commentator Gary Joiner attempts to push aside all the commercialism of Valentine's Day to reveal the life and legacy of the real St. Valentine.

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7:51am

Tue February 5, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Shreveport must do more to protect historic buildings

Commentator Gary Joiner discusses the significance of saving old buildings that are architecturally valuable, and having an ordinance structure in place that protects and defends them in city planning.

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9:03am

Tue January 29, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Keep the memory of Louisiana's ghost towns alive

Commentator Gary Joiner explores abandoned towns -- from Rum Center to Fischer -- and explains why their history matters.

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9:11am

Tue January 22, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Exploring Lincoln's legacy

President Barack Obama's inauguration came within days of the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. Commentator Gary Joiner has this reflection on Lincoln's legacy.

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