Fisher opens the show with an exciting announcement that FamilySearch.org and Roots Magic are now utilizing MyHeritage.com’s laser sharp technology to find matches on your family tree automatically. You will love what it does! Plus, paternal DNA research on the body of King Richard III shows that, perhaps, there now may be a problem with who sits on the throne of Great Britain! What’s going on? Give it a listen!
Then, Tennesseans Charles and James Allison visit with Fisher about their two uncles who both served in the Navy and both wound up on the USS Arizona. Both were killed that fateful day of December 7, 1941. One of the men wrote a letter home just two months before the attack that was only recently found. It’s content was a shock to the family. Hear all about it!
Then DNA pioneer Dr. Scott Woodward joins Fisher to talk about the history of DNA ancestral research and how today’s techniques of matching populations around the world began. It will give you a real sense of how far we’ve come in just a decade and a half.
Then, Tom Perry, our Preservation Authority, joins us to talk about family history gifts for the holidays that you can still put together in time for the holidays.
That’s this week on Extreme Genes, America’s Family History Show!