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.

Shreveport's Booker T. Washington High School has achieved an important distinction. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in July. Commentator Gary Joiner explains the teamwork involved on the path to earning this designation.

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

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Commentator Gary Joiner honors Army Lt. Eugene Augustus Woodruff who gave his life to Shreveport and died on Sept. 30, 1873, just two months shy of his 32nd birthday, as he cared for residents stricken with Yellow Fever.

Commentator Gary Joiner explores how terroristic acts are ingrained in the timeline of world history, but are at times debatable depending on whom you ask and what side you're on.

Commentator Gary Joiner discusses the lasting impact of the Works Progress Administration close to home in Natchitoches and Shreveport, and farther afield across the country.

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

Shreveport business entrepreneur Mary Bennett Cane was born 203 years ago this week in New Hampshire. Commentator Gary Joiner recognizes her influence on the Shreveport economy in its early days.

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

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