History Matters

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Airs Tuesday, August 9, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner at the rise of Zika and looks back at another scourge from the tropics, yellow fever, and their history matters.

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Airs Tuesday, August 9, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at the rise of the atomic age in the 1950, and parallels with the geopolitics of today.

A bust portrait of a young man representing the nativist ideal of the Know Nothing party.
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Airs Tuesday, August 2, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at the history of political parties which you may have never heard of.

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, July 26, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at the roll that spies played during the Civil War. 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, July 19, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at how hurricanes not only have a profound effect on the landscape, but have also altered the course of history.

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