Finding Your Roots


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 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.


Dustin Hoffman and Much More 5

This weeks episode we discuss Finding Your Roots: Map of Stars, with Dustin Hoffman and Mia Farrow. We also discuss Relative Race and the premier of Long Lost Family. With the research of Dustin’s family, there was  discussion about Jewish genealogy. If you need assistance researching your Jewish ancestors, we recommend An In-Brief Guide to Researching Your Jewish Ancestors. Hope you […]

IDG chit chat Live

IDG chit chat Live

From Finding Your Roots to Relative Race

We taped Chit Chat Live early last week and by the end of the week, I had completely forgotten that I needed to post the newest video. We spent some time discussing the new BYUtv show, Relative Race. We also discussed Finding Your Roots: The Long Way Home, with Julianna Margulies,  Azar Nafisi and Lidia Bastianich. There was a lot of discussion […]


IDG chit chat Live

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.