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Genealogy Roadshow Explores Family Histories in Houston

Houston is featured in the current season of the PBS series Genealogy Roadshow. The series bills itself as “part detective story, part emotional journey” as it researches and explores the family histories of diverse Americans. Tonight’s episode (May 31, 2016 at 7 p.m. on TV 8) takes place downtown at the Houston Public Library’s Julia […]

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaHouston is featured in the current season of the PBS series Genealogy Roadshow. The series bills itself as “part detective story, part emotional journey” as it researches and explores the family histories of diverse Americans.

Tonight's episode (May 31, 2016 at 7 p.m. on TV 8) takes place downtown at the Houston Public Library’s Julia Ideson Building.

Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin spoke with co-host and genealogy expert Kenyatta Berry about the show.

(Above: The Houston Public Library’s Julia Ideson Building downtown. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)

MORE: Genealogy Roadshow Season 3: Houston (PBS)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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