History Matters

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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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Airs Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner takes us back to July 14, 1944, and the flight of the Mizpah, and why its history matters.

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, November 28, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner celebrates the 75th anniversary of Casablanca. 

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, November 21, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner travels back New England and the historic events behind Thanksgiving.

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, November 14, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner travels back to the Switzerland and Italy for the birth of Nitroglycerin

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

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