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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10:36am

Tue September 18, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Insights into Poverty Point

Commentator Gary Joiner offers a primer of the Poverty Point culture in northeast Louisiana near the town of Epps.

10:18am

Tue September 11, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: On the origins of terrorism

On this 9/11 anniversary, commentator Gary Joiner explores the historical roots of terroristic activity.

7:35am

Tue September 4, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Remembering the commander of Apollo 11

Commentator Gary Joiner reflects on the life and legacy of the late astronaut Neil Armstrong.

10:18am

Tue August 28, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: The legacy of a Shreveport pioneering businesswoman

Mary Bennett Cane (1812-1902) is buried in Oakland Cemetery, land that she once owned before selling it to the city of Shreveport in 1847.
Oakland Cemetery

Shreveport business entrepreneur Mary Bennett Cane was born 200 years ago this week in New Hampshire. Commentator Gary Joiner recognizes her influence on the Shreveport economy in its early days.

8:34am

Fri August 24, 2012
Commentary

McDonald: Who are your heroes?

The late commentator Archie McDonald recalls the people he most admires. Red River Radio is rebroadcasting some commentaries in honor of Dr. McDonald. This one originally aired in Dec. 2011.

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