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Airs Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner discusses the lasting impact of Tom Clancy, and Insurance salesman who wrote masterful thriller novels.

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Airs Friday, October 13, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders brings us the Story of StoryCorps, and the importance of oral history.

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Airs Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White travels to Darrow, Louisiana and examines the ghostly tales of the Gentleman at Houmas House Plantation.

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Airs Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner discusses the lasting impact of the Works Progress Administration in Natchitoches and Shreveport and across the nation.

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

Airs Friday, September 22, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders is both charmed and confounded by Will Shorts, the NPR Puzzle Master on Weekend Edition Sunday.

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