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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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Commentator Gary Joiner looks back at hurricanes and how they have changed the path of history. 

Eight years after Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans, commentator Gary Joiner offers this perspective on the toll of hurricanes through history.

Commentator Gary Joiner views hurricanes through the historical lens.