Amelia Earhart Visits Rochester

Amelia Earhart, the famous woman aviator, visited Rochester 80 years ago, today (Nov. 22).  She was going to give a talk on flying at the Lyceum Theater that evening but first she visited radio station WHEC and talked with Al Sigl. The following article is from the Rochester Times-Union on Nov. 22. – – – – …

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Amelia Earhart – To Visit Rochester

This article on Amelia Earhart appeared in the Rochester Times-Union on Nov. 21, 1932. That was the day before her visit. She was in Rochester to promote her book; The Fun of It. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Thrills of …

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WDYTYA; May 11

Jason Sudikis is a comedian known best as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. This week on Who Do You Think You Are?, he is in search of his paternal grandfather.  The preview mentions someone with two families. It also teases about an accident in a coal mine in Pennsylvania. It is known that …

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WDYTYA; April 6

Actress Edie Falco is searching for ancestors this week on Who Do You Think You Are? She won 3 Emmy Awards for her portrayal of Carmela o “The Sporanos.” She currently stars in “Nurse Jackie” which returns for a new season on Sunday on Showtime. Edie wants to learn the truth about her mother’s family. …

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WDYTYA; March 30

This week actress Rita Wilson is looking for records of her father on Who Do You Think You Are? Rita was born as Margarita Ibrahimoff in Los Angeles and married Tom Hanks in 1988. Her genealogical investigation takes her to both Greece and Bulgaria. Her father, Hassan Ibrahimoff (born 1921) was is a labor camp …

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