Political Parties

Electoral program of 1912 - US Progressist Party
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Airs Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner looks bak at the history of political parties in America and the influences they have had on our Government.

A bust portrait of a young man representing the nativist ideal of the Know Nothing party.
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Airs Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at the history of political parties which you may have never heard of.

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On Election Day, History Matters commentator Gary Joiner reflects on some of the political parties that have emerged over the past 150 years.

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Political parties are part of the fabric of American history. As politicians seek their party's bid for a 2016 presidential run, it makes commentator Gary Joiner think about all the political parties that have come out of the woodwork over the past 150 years.

 

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