Battle Of The Genealogy TV Shows

Two shows focused on finding well-known Americans’ ancestors are hitting the small screen at about the same time. “Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates Jr.” premiered on PBS Feb.

Catherine Strawn | March 4, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Michelle Obama’s Family Tree Has A White Branch

Genealogists have been busy reconstructing the First Lady’s family tree and what they’ve discovered is shocking—but really only to Debbie Shields, who is apparently Michelle Obama’s cousin. And yes, she’s…

Ami Angelowicz | November 10, 2009 - 4:10 pm