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.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

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Airs Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner takes a look at the social movement and leaders that led to the 19th Amendment, securing the right to vote for women.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

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Airs Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner takes us back to 1908 and the Tunguska event and the explosion over this sparsely populated eastern Siberian Taiga Forest that flattened 2,000 square kilometers of forest yet caused no known human casualties.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine. 

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Airs Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at the ancient waterways of the Dardanelles and Bosporus Straits, and the role they've played in history that matters.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine. 

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Airs Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at the history and legacy of Plessy v. Ferguson and why Homer Plessy's History Matters.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine. 

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Airs Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at the history of political parties which you may have never heard of.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine. 

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