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Airs Thursday. April 21, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White takes us into the story behind the legend of Bloody Mary.

Patriots’ Day takes place on the third Monday of April to remember the first battles of the American Revolution. Commentator Gary Joiner delves into the battles fought in Concord and Lexington, Massachusetts on April 19, 1775.

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

We live in a world filled with passwords. The only folks who don’t have to remember a plethora of passwords are those lucky enough to avoid the seduction of the screen. The rest of us have passwords for accessing our email, bank accounts, credit cards online, Facebook, Twitter, on and on.

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Airs Thursday. April 14, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White takes us into the fact and mysteries behind the legend of the Vanishing Hitchhiker.

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History Matters commentator Gary Joiner says the businesses and old buildings that line Texas Avenue in Shreveport offer a fascinating window into the city's history in the early 1900s. 

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

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