History Matters

A bust portrait of a young man representing the nativist ideal of the Know Nothing party.
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Airs Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 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 18, 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.

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

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Heritage Auction Gallery - Constable Wyatt Earp Lamar Missouri summons / This media file is in the public domain in the United States.

Airs Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Joiner looks back at the life and legend of Wyatt Earp.

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

Airs Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Joiner looks back at the Document that Changed the World, The Declaration of Independence.

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

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Library of Congress / 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 70 years or less.

Airs Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Joiner looks back to our westward expansion and the creation of The 7th Cavalry.

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

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