Dr. Henry Gates


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: RootsTech and More

This weeks episode is action packed, we discuss our time at Rootstech and two episodes and Finding Your Roots: Visionaries with Richard Branson, Maya Lin and Frank Gehry; and War Stories with Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain.  

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Chit Chat Live: Week of January 25, 2016

This weeks episode of Chit Chat Live we discuss Finding Your Roots: Tragedy + Time = Comedy, with Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear, and Bill Hader. As usual, this was another great episode! We hope you enjoy our chat. If you need assistance with tracing your Jewish ancestors, you might find our #genealogy In-Brief Guide to Jewish Genealogy helpful.