Gary Joiner

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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.

You hear his commentaries every Tuesday morning. Now read his new book of historical commentaries in a rich collection of regional history. "History Matters" by Gary D. Joiner is a special thank-you gift. A signed, first edition copy is yours for a $150 pledge. An unsigned copy is at the $50 pledge level. Donate Now!

"Gary Joiner's Red River Radio commentaries translate into print exceedingly well. Better still, one can go back over material on the printed page if one wishes. Either way, Gary easily convinces us  that History Matters."
-- Archie P. McDonald, Ph.D., Stephen F. Austin State University

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles the life and impact historian Barbara W. Tuchman.

As Louisiana marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812, commentator Gary Joiner explores the pivotal Battle of New Orleans.

With the GOP presidential primary season under way, commentator Gary Joiner explores the history of political parties in America.