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 May 21, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Remembering the Siege of Vicksburg, 150 years ago

Commentator Gary Joiner remembers the Siege of Vicksburg and how fresh baked bread factored into the capture of the emaciated city and Confederate soldiers, 150 years ago this week.

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7:35am

Tue May 14, 2013

7:35am

Tue May 7, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: A remembrance of V-E Day

Commentator Gary Joiner remembers the day that the surrender of Germany was announced. May 8, 1945, officially ending the European phase of World War II.

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7:35am

Tue April 30, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Louisiana's public school textbooks trace back to Huey Long's politics

It's Law Week in Shreveport-Bossier. Commentator Gary Joiner has a profile of a Winnfield, La., native who started practicing law at the tender age of 21, and went on to espouse public education during his political tenure.

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7:35am

Tue April 23, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: A look into the life of Barbara Tuchman

Commentator Gary Joiner knows the makings of a notable historian, and he has a profile of one he admires: Barbara Wertheim Tuchman.

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