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Airs Friday, December 22, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders has a job to do now that's it is Christmas and he shares his annual holiday ritual joys.

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Airs Thursday, December 21, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White travels to the genesis of the legend of Krampus.

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Airs Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner takes us back to 1972 and operation Linebacker II, which took place 45 years ago this Month.

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

Airs Friday, December 15, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders reflects on the trials, tribulations, and blessings of leaf blower season.

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Airs Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner takes us back to the beginning and the mission of the Salvation Army.

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

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