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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11:52am

Tue May 15, 2012
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History Matters: Remembering a Tyler, Texas, POW camp

Commentator Gary Joiner focuses his historical lens on Camp Ford, the largest Confederate-run prison west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.

9:45am

Tue May 8, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: On asterisk reality and the Oxford English Dictionary

Commentator Gary Joiner has a history lesson on "asterisk reality" and a great practitioner of it, J.R.R. Tolkien, in his editing capacity at the Oxford English Dictionary.

8:54am

Tue May 1, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: A nod to Louisiana's bicenntenial

Commentator Gary Joiner explores how Louisiana became the nation's 18th state on April 30, 1812.

9:46am

Tue April 24, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: A generational connection to the U.S. Air Force's 4th Fighter Group

Commentator Gary Joiner salutes airmen from the 4th Fighter Wing, and explains how his career pursuit was shaped by World War II pilots.

8:27am

Tue April 17, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: A stolen bomber lands in Shreveport

Commentator Gary Joiner recalls a story about a stolen bomber, a tidbit of history that has flown under the radar.

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