Dr. Gary Joiner

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is on a seven-stop tour, holding forums that take a deep dive into a half century of Louisiana politics.

A Walk Through Oakland

Jun 25, 2015

Repeat Broadcast Thursday, June 25, at 7 p.m. 

A Walk Through Oakland is a tour of Shreveport's historic Oakland Cemetery, led by Dr. Gary Joiner and Dr. Cheryl White, two prominent historians at LSUS who have extensively researched the many people buried there, most of whom were key players in the development of Shreveport during its early years.

Commentator Gary Joiner spotlights an East Texas town that is trapped in time -- in a good way. He calls Jefferson, Texas, a historian's jewel in the woods.

Commentator Gary Joiner puts old-fashioned pen to paper this week with thoughts about letter writing and journaling and their important contribution to history.

Commentator Gary Joiner looks at the changes in housing styles and construction following WWII and the impact of Levittown.