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.
Commentator Gary Joiner explores the dirt under our feet and sweeps it into today's history lesson.
History Matters commentator Gary Joiner profiles Civil War veteran and Mississippi-native Alexander "Aleck" Boarman who holds the distinction of being the youngest mayor of Shreveport and later served as a federal judge.
Commentator Gary Joiners remembers the "unsinkable" RMS Titanic, 102 years later. One of the most famous shipwrecks in history, it's memorialized in books, movies, songs and exhibits around the world.
Commentator Gary Joiner remembers Gen. Richard Taylor, the mastermind behind the Battle of Mansfield and the hero of the Red River Campaign on the 150th anniversary.
Commentator Gary Joiner remembers Civil War veteran James A. Jarratt who wanted to ensure his firsthand account of the Battle of Mansfield helped lend clarity to history.