History Matters

Tuesday Mornings at 7:35 a.m.

Join Dr. Gary Joiner every Tuesday morning as he talks about history - from the ancient Greeks to World War II; from the Civil War to Louisiana history and much more.

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

Dancers and musicians, tomb of the leopards, Monterozzi necropolis, Tarquinia, Italy. UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fresco a secco. Height (of the wall): 1.70 m.
unkown artist - photo by Yann Forget / 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, August 14, 2018, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks takes us back to Pre-Roman Italy and looks at the mysterious Etruscans and why their history matters.

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, August 7, 2018, 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.

 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 31, 2018, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at the history and legacy of Plessy -v- Ferguson and why Homer Plessy's History Matters.

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

No picture credit in book - 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, July 24, 2018, at 7:45 p.m. Commentator Gary Joiner examines the industrial revolution and how it changed societies of the future.

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

James Dabney McCabe (1876) The Centennial Book of American Biography, P. W. Ziegler & Company, Philadelphia
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Airs Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 7:45 p.m. Commentator Gary Joiner examines the concept of a terrorist and how we define them.

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