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 April 23, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: A look into the life of Barbara Tuchman

Commentator Gary Joiner knows the makings of a notable historian, and he has a profile of one he admires: Barbara Wertheim Tuchman.

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7:35am

Tue April 16, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Recognizing the anniversary of Texas' independence

April 21 marks the 177th anniversary of one of the great milestones in Texas history. Commentator Gary Joiner offers a profile of the Battle of San Jacinto.

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7:47am

Tue April 9, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: A drummer boy on a mission

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles a tween, a 10-year-old who aspired to be a drummer boy during the Civil War, and never looked back.

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9:31am

Tue April 2, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: On preserving dogtrot homes

History Matters commentator Gary Joiner explores the historical significance of the dogtrot home, and why this type of architecture deserves to have a future.

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7:35am

Tue March 26, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Louisiana's Prairie

Commentator Gary Joiner takes us back in time to the formation of the Avoyelles Prairie and a time when Bison were once plentiful.

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