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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9:19am

Tue January 31, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Saluting the Mighty Eighth Air Force

The greatest aerial armadas in the history of warfare were flown by the Mighty Eighth Air Force in World War II. Commentator Gary Joiner looks back at its 70th anniversary.

7:35am

Tue January 24, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Arsenic through the times

Commentator Gary Joiner mixes in some chemistry this week with his piece on the deadly consequences of arsenic through history.

7:35am

Tue January 17, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Nitroglycerin, Nobel and the Red River

Commentator Gary Joiner draws a link between the Nobel Peace Prize and the 1873 Great Raft logjam on the Red River.

7:35am

Tue January 10, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: The Battle of New Orleans

As Louisiana marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812, commentator Gary Joiner explores the pivotal Battle of New Orleans.

7:35am

Tue January 3, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Political parties in focus

With the GOP presidential primary season under way, commentator Gary Joiner explores the history of political parties in America.

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