History Matters

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Airs Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Gary Joiner looks at Dr. Grady McWhiney and his book Cracker Culture: Celtic Ways in the Old South.

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Airs Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner examines the deeper meaning behind one of John Lennon's most beloved songs.

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

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Airs Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Gary Joiner looks at Generals who became President, and examines those who failed and succeeded.

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Airs Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Gary Joiner looks back at the scourge of Yellow Jack in the South, and the outbreak of 1873 in Shreveport.

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

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Airs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Gary Joiner explore the life, service, and valor of First Lieutenant William R. Lawley, Jr. History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine. 

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