Chit Chat Live


A Chance to Join Our Panel

Change is good. In 2018 we will be making changes to our Genealogy Tv section of Chit Chat Live. With the upcoming changes, we are looking to add to our weekly panel. We are seeking those in the genealogy community that like to watch the television shows that deal with genealogy. For instance, Finding Your Roots, Who Do You Think […]


Chit Chat Live: Johansson, Rudd and Turturro

Host Valerie Eichler Lair and the panel discuss episode 5 of Finding Your Roots, with Dr. Henry Gates. This episode focuses on the family history of Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd, and John Turturro. Grab your favorite cuppa, sit back and enjoy! Links discussed in this episode: JewishGen  Yad Vashem  Ellis Island


Chit Chat Live: Finding Your Roots, Season 4 Episodes 2 and 3

Host Valerie Eicler Lair discusses episodes 2 and 3 of Finding Your Roots with panel, Melissa Barker and Cheryl Hudson Passey. Celebrities on these episodes are Fred Armisen, Carly Simon, Christopher Walken, Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen & William H Macy. Because we are covering two episodes this episode is almost an hour in length. Grab your favorite cuppa and a […]


Chit Chat Live: Finding Your Roots, Season 4 Episode 1

Season 4 of Finding Your Roots (on PBS), with Dr. Henry Gates, starts off looking into the lives of politician Bernie Sanders and actor Larry David. Join us as we discuss this great episode. Grab your favorite cuppa, sit back and enjoy. If you need assistance with Jewish Genealogy or Genetic Genealogy consider our In-Brief Guides.


Chit Chat Live: Interview with Juliana Szucs 1

This week our host, Valerie Eichler Lair sits down with Juliana Szucs. They discuss Juliana’s career with Ancestry.com as well as the popular Declaration commercial that premiered over the Fourth of July holiday. Grab your favorite cuppa, sit back and enjoy.


Chit Chat Live: CanGen Summit

Our host, Valerie Eichler Lair chats with the founders of CanGen Summit, Christine Woodcock and Kathryn Lake Hogan. They discuss why CanGen Summit was started, getting into the archives and more. To follow the conversation on CanGen, search #CanGenSummit2017, you can also follow them on Facebook. Grab your favorite cuppa, sit back and enjoy.