Gary Joiner

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Airs Tuesday, May 10, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner examines the deeper meaning behind one of John Lennon's most beloved songs.

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Kate Archer Kent

Two Shreveport brothers are producing a video documentary series on the history of their hometown.

The 15-minute vignettes will highlight different threads in Shreveport’s story -- from Henry Miller Shreve to Yellow Fever to Elvis Presley.

Will Broyles runs a local oil and gas company, but for the past six months he’s been working on a family-funded side project called the Shape of Shreveport Documentary Series. Broyles says the first four episodes will be screened June 4 at the Strand Theatre.

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Commentator Gary Joiner looks back at hurricanes and how they have changed the path of history. 

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Commentator Gary Joiner shares the historical origins of the term "A Waterloo Moment" and why it's history matters.

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Commentator Gary Joiner knows the makings of a notable historian, and he has a profile of one he admires: Barbara Wertheim Tuchman.

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