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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10:12am

Tue January 15, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: The life of an extraordinary mapmaker

Commentator Gary Joiner pens a profile of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss, a gifted cartographer during the Civil War era.

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7:35am

Tue January 8, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Camp Ruston in focus

Commentator Gary Joiner examines the historical context of the World War II POW Camp Ruston

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7:35am

Tue December 25, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Indulgences in eggnog and its history

Commentator Gary Joiner is an eggnog snob! He has the story behind his favorite eggnog recipe, and there's a history lesson mixed in. Click on this story to view Marilyn Joiner's recipe.

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9:42am

Tue December 18, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Remembering Operation Linebacker II

Commentator Gary Joiner marks the 40th anniversary of a milestone in military aviation. Operation Linebacker II was an 11-day assault on the North Vietnamese capital and surrounding area in Dec. 1972 that forced the enemy back to the negotiating table.

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12:47pm

Tue December 11, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: A look back at the Red Kettle campaign

Commentator Gary Joiner explores the history of the Salvation Army and its Red Kettle campaign.

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