Genealogy Roadshow

Follow a diverse cast of participants on an emotional journey that uses history and science to uncover their fascinating family stories. Each individual’s past will link to a larger community history, revealing the rich cultural tapestry of America. The programs feature participants from four American cities — Nashville, Austin, Detroit and San Francisco — who want to explore a genealogical mystery.

Genealogy Roadshow: " Philadelphia: Franklin Institute"

At Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute, a team of genealogists uncovers fascinating family histories. A man learns that the event that drove his family to the City of Brotherly Love changed the course of history; a man may be a Viking descendant; another’s family could have part of one of history’s biggest scams; a young man hopes to confirm his relation to a signer of the Declaration of Independence; and two sisters learn their ancestors were part of the great Irish migration.

New Orleans: Board of Trade

New Orleans: Board of Trade

Genealogy Roadshow

A local man seeks to recover essential history washed away in Hurricane Katrina, and another explores his link to the famous New Orleans Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau.

Philadelphia: Franklin Institute

Philadelphia: Franklin Institute

Genealogy Roadshow

The genealogists visit the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. Founded in honor of Benjamin Franklin, it is a center dedicated to science education and development.

60 min.

St. Louis: Central Library

St. Louis: Central Library

Genealogy Roadshow

In St. Louis, a writer discovers a secret hidden by her mom.

60 min.

Voodoo and New Orleans History

Voodoo and New Orleans History

Genealogy Roadshow

The Voodoo religion is deeply connected to New Orleans culture and family history. At the New Orleans Board of Trade, one man explores a link to the famous New Orleans Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau.

New Orleans: Cabildo

New Orleans: Cabildo

Genealogy Roadshow

The Season 2 premiere visits New Orleans.

60 min.

Austin

Austin

Genealogy Roadshow

Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Earl Campbell.

60 min.

Schedule

Tuesday
2/3/15 12:00 PM
WGBX 44
Tuesday
2/3/15 8:00 PM
WGBH 2
Wednesday
2/4/15 1:00 AM
WGBX 44
Wednesday
2/4/15 4:00 AM
WGBH 2
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