The second series of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s African-American Lives premieres tonight at 9:00 pm on most PBS stations. This is a “must-see” for all genealogists and family historians–all families for that matter. Check local listings for exact times.
February 6, 2008 Wednesday at 3:27 pm
If you’ve not seen History Detectives on PBS, you’ve been depriving yourself of a real treat. For five seasons now, the show has explored historical mysteries, explaing, confirming, discovering and debunking. About 75% of the matters investigated are things submitted by viewers. This Monday, July 9, 2007, the show tracks down the identity of a man in a photograph of …
July 8, 2007 Sunday at 2:21 am
About six weeks ago, we wrote here about the next iteration of the PBS series African-American Lives. Applications for one “regular person,” i.e., non-celebrity, were taken until May 4. The selection process is now underway or over. E-mails have gone out to the non-selectees. The e-mail (which I have seen) says that there were about 2000 applicants. The new series …
May 31, 2007 Thursday at 2:34 pm