Turkey

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Airs Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at the ancient waterways of the Dardanelles and Bosporus Straits, and the role they've played in history that matters.

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Airs Tuesday, October 25, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner looks into the conflict in Iraq and asks who the Kurds are and how does their History Matter.

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History Matters commentator Gary Joiner profiles the largest group of people in the world without an officially sanctioned homeland, the Kurds.

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Commentator Gary Joiner explains the difference between the acronyms ISIS and ISIL and what the consequences could be in how a terrorist group is referenced.

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

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Commentator Gary Joiner looks at the interplay between waterways and conflict, specifically the Dardanelles and Bosporus, part of the Turkish Straits.