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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7:47am

Tue February 14, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: A look at hurricanes through time

Commentator Gary Joiner views hurricanes through the historical lens.

7:35am

Tue February 7, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Nikola Tesla's life and legacy

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles scientist and inventor Nokola Tesla who lived a brilliant but flawed life.

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.

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