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 December 4, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: On Louisiana's lottery madness

Commentator Gary Joiner take an historic look at the lottery in Louisiana.

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1:01pm

Tue November 27, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: On the source of cotton

Commentator Gary Joiner explores the history of cotton production and its connection to Louisiana.

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9:16am

Tue November 20, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: On evaluating a presidential legacy

Commentator Gary Joiner explores the makings of a presidential legacy.

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9:09am

Tue November 13, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Remembering Benjamin Grierson

Commentator Gary Joiner offers this appreciation for a Civil War commander who feared horses, but proved to be a compassionate and innovative leader.

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8:36am

Tue November 6, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: A battle unlike any other

Gary Joiner, Ph.D., associate professor of history, LSU Shreveport

Some call it Antietam. Others refer to it as Sharpsburg. Commentator Gary Joiner has this historical profile of the bloodiest single-day battle in American history.

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