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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7:35am

Tue August 6, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Letter writing has made a mark on history

Commentator Gary Joiner puts old-fashioned pen to paper this week with thoughts about letter writing and journaling and their important contribution to history.

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7:35am

Tue July 30, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Wyatt Earp left his stamp on the Wild West

He was portrayed in many films as the lawman who imparted violent justice in the old West -- walking away from the shootout at the O.K. Corral unscathed. In today's installment of History Matters, commentator Gary Joiner takes us into the life of Wyatt Earp.

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7:35am

Tue July 23, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Polish military will never forget its winged hussars

The Polish winged hussars were famous for their huge "wings," a wooden frame carrying feathers of birds. Commentator Gary Joiner says it's a history that the Polish Air Force honors today.

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7:35am

Tue July 16, 2013
Local

History Matters: Islands have unique histories worth exploring

Islands are not just about vacation paradise and escape. As commentator Gary Joiner points out, their discovery and sometimes mere existence have deep historical significance.

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7:35am

Tue July 9, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: El Camino Real is a complex journey of pushing frontiers

The El Camino Real: From its starting point in Louisiana, this royal road spans the broad expanse of Texas. Commentator Gary Joiner explores its history.

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