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Tue July 7, 2015

History Matters: Contemplating the works that inspired the Declaration of Independence

Commentator Gary Joiner has an addendum to the fireworks displays and cookouts from the weekend past. He’s dug deeper into the documents and philosophies that inspired 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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Tue May 1, 2012

History Matters: A nod to Louisiana's bicenntenial

Commentator Gary Joiner explores how Louisiana became the nation's 18th state on April 30, 1812.