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Tokvo (talk) / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

Airs Thursday, March 2, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes us back to 1587 and the use of the term Advocatus Diaboli or the "Devil's Advocate."

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Airs Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner is here to explain how frost helped keep an epidemic down, showing that even the history frost matters.

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

Airs Friday, February 23, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders remembers an extremely sad day, Feb. 1, 2003, and The Space Shuttle Columbia, a national tragedy. 

Underwood & Underwood / This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published in the United States between 1923 and 1977 without a copyright notice.

Airs Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes us back to July of 1937, and the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Amelia Mary Earhart.

Mabel Tolkien (neé Suffield, 1870 - 1904) / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

Airs Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Historical linguists put the asterisk to work in their profession. History Matters commentator Gary Joiner explains how.

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

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