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 4 American cities - Nashville, Austin, Detroit and San Francisco - who want to explore a genealogical mystery.
Genealogy Roadshow Previous Broadcasts
San Francisco, CA (Episode #103H)
KQED Plus: Thu, Aug 28, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
Bay Area drama unfolds at San Francisco's Old Mint as the GR team reveals stories tying citizens to the 1906 earthquake, notorious gangsters, war heroes and two brutal murders. A woman who suspects family ties to the Gold Rush learns that a 19th-century workplace murder claimed the life of an ancestor. An Irish-American woman discovers how a devastating earthquake brought her grandparents together. One family's ancestry mirrors American history, with familial ties to both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. A Chinese-American woman finds out the truth about her family's ties to Chinatown gangster "Big Jim" Chin, and family heirlooms connect a man to the sole survivor of the 1860 Wiyot Massacre.
- KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 29, 2014 -- 4:00 AM