History

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Airs Thursday. June 23, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White takes us back in history toe the legend of Robin Hood.

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Airs Thursday, May 5, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White takes us in to a Papal conclave to consider Pope Joan

Airs Sunday, August 2, at 6 p.m. The recent controversy in South Carolina over displaying the Confederate battle flag has sparked a dialog across the nation on the appropriateness and appropriate places for this icons of the Civil War Era. Is the display of Civil War statues and flags in public justified or do they belong only in museums? After the racially motivated violence in Charleston, South Carolina, state governments around the South are reevaluating the display of the Confederate battle flag on public grounds.

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain discuss trivia and the non-trivial and which he feels we should focus on.

A Minden, La., historian has a new book of vintage photographs of his hometown. John A. Agan accumulated photos of Minden’s heritage over several decades. The book is titled “Lost Minden” because the town sustained a number of devastating fires, according to Agan. At the turn of the 20th century, a city ordinance banned wooden structures in its downtown. Agan says his book captures the businesses, town celebrations, storefronts and back streets that otherwise only remain in memories.

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain takes note of the long storied history of the Irish footprint in America. 

Dr. Gary Joiner
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Commentator Gary Joiner puts old-fashioned pen to paper this week with thoughts about letter writing and journaling and their important contribution to history.

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain reflects on the changing relationship between Britain and Ireland and his hopes for the future. 


Commentator Brian O'Nuanain takes note of the long storied history of the Irish footprint in America. 

Gary Borders

Just ahead of Texas Independence Day, commentator Gary Borders introduces us to history buff and renegade newspaperman Sam Malone, who edited The Rambler in San Augustine. The Rambler ended its run in 1988. Today, The Sabine County Reporter and Rambler continues weekly circulation. It's published in neighboring Hemphill, Texas.

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