History Matters

Commentator Gary Joiner reflects on why history does matter.

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

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.

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles a one the Old West's most legendary Law Men and the real history behind the legend.