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Genealogy Roadshow Previous Broadcasts

Albuquerque (Episode #301H)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Trace a woman's connection to a Native-American code talker; a man's deep New Mexican roots; an ancestor whose life resembles a Wild West tale; queries about a tie to the explosive Trinity Test; and a man's link to a famous comic book heroine.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Best of Genealogy Roadshow (Episode #207H)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Enjoy the most intriguing stories selected from both seasons of the series. From immigrant voyages and famous ancestors to murder mysteries and family connections, the episode revisits the journeys in cities across the country as people uncover their family histories.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Philadelphia - Franklin Institute (Episode #206H)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

St. Louis - Union Station (Episode #202H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

At St. Louis' historic Union Station, a team of genealogists uncovers fascinating family stories from Missouri. 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 finds out if she is related to Italian royalty; and a schoolteacher who has all the answers for her students has very few about her own past.

Philadelphia - Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Episode #205H)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

A team of genealogists uncovers fascinating family histories at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. One woman's ancestor may have sparked historic labor laws; a pastor may have an outlaw in her family tree; a woman learns about slave genealogy and, with the help of DNA testing, gets the answer she has waited for; and another woman learns her ancestor may have helped others escape the Holocaust.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
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