Finding Your Roots, 2016

The PBS series “Finding Your Roots” returns for four weeks starting tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 5th. This is the series from Prof. Louis Henry Gates, Jr. from Harvard. He compares people of different background and finds what they have in common. The series is noted for using a lot of DNA information. The first episode features …

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WDYTYA – America Ferrera

On the next episode of  “Who Do You Think You Are?” (WDYTYA) America Ferrera sets out to search for a connection to her father, who left his family when she was just seven years old. America’s family came from Honduras in the mid 1970s and her father went back to Honduras. So the first time, …

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Genealogy Roadshow – Feb. 24

“Genealogy Roadshow” is having the finale for this season on Tuesday, Feb. 24th. This episode is going to be memorable stories from the first two seasons of the series. The episode airs on most PBS stations at 8 p.m. You can watch some of the episodes on the “Genealogy Roadshow” video page. They also have …

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Genealogy Roadshow – St. Louis (again)

This week Genealogy Roadshow is back in St. Louis but this time at historic Union Station. The team of genealogists uncover fascinating family stories from the River City. A musician hopes to find connections to a famous St. Louis jazz composer; two sisters explore links to a survivor of the legendary Donner party; an Italian-American woman …

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Genealogy Roadshow – New Orleans (again)

Genealogy Roadshow is back in New Orleans tonight. This time, the episode is filmed at the New Orleans Board of Trade. There is a man who hopes to recover family history that he lost in Hurricane Katrina. A woman learns of her family links to both sides of the  Civil War. A woman discovers the …

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