History Matters

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Airs Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner remembers a top secret air combat mission commenced from Barksdale Airforce Base and code named Secret Squirrel.

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

From The Story of Leeds by J. S. Fletcher, available from the Internet Archive / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

Airs Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner travels back to the beginning of the Industrial Revolution

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, January 3, 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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Airs Tuesday, December 27, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner takes a look back at the genius of Nikola Tesla.

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 20, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner looks at the Crossing the Delaware

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

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