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Welcome to Research at the National Archives and Beyond! This show will provide individuals interested in genealogy and history an opportunity to listen, learn and take action. You can join me every Thursday at 9 pm Eastern, 8 pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6 pm Pacific where I will have a wonderful line up of experts who will share resources, stories and answer your burning genealogy questions. All of my guests share a deep passion and knowledge of genealogy and history. My goal is to reach individuals who are thinking about tracing their family roots; beginners who have already started and others who believe that continuous learning is the key to finding answers. "Remember, your ancestors left footprints".

Upcoming Broadcasts

Rebroadcast Rebecca J. Scott, author of Freedom Papers: An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation, and co-authored with Jean M. Hébrard, will discuss how they traced one family across five generations and three continents, into slavery and then back into freedom. Freedom papers is the 2012 Recipient of the Albert J. Beveridge Award and the James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History - American Historical Association. Scott teaches history and law at the University of Michigan. She is also a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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This show will motivate you to create the story that puts your ancestor's life into the context of where they lived, celebrated and experienced a multitude of life events, and died. Telling the real story is what genealogy is all about! Do you... more

Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade -- -- is the chronicle of a shared journey toward racial reconciliation. Informed by genealogy, it deals with race, social justice and... more

Bernice Bennett welcomes Linda McDowell an archival assistant at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies in Little Rock. She is a member of the Arkansas Historical Association and was recently elected to the board. She is also a... more

Bernice Bennett is interviewed by Nichole Berlie who anchors First News at KETV in Omaha, Nebraska every weekday morning from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. Bernice Bennett's BlogTalkRadio show offers a variety of experts who share a... more

Bernice Bennett welcomes archivist Claire Kluskens - a specialist in immigration, census, and other records of high genealogical value at the National Archives in Washington, DC for a discussion of the Microfilm Publication M1895, Slave... more

"Your Culture is Your Life Support System"! What do you know about your family history? Have the elders share stories with you? Have you considered writing your personal memoir that includes the oral history of your family and community?... more

9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6pm Pacific. What can your DNA tell you about your ancestry and health? Do you have DNA results and don't know how to intrepret them? Has your DNA results revealed any surprises? Join host... more

9pm Est, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain, 6pm Pacific Do you know what it takes to become a professional genealogist? Join host Bernice Bennett and Lisa B. Lee for a discussion of the process of what you need to know and do to become a... more

FEATURED ON THE BLOGTALKRADIO HOMEPAGE Join host Bernice Bennett and special guest Char McCargo Bah for a discussion on researching roomers and others documented in the household. When you are using the U.S.... more

9pm Est, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain, 6pm Pacific Is genealogy just documenting your blood line or is it telling a larger story about the time and place your family lived? Dr. Pearl-Alice Marsh will answer this question and others as she... more

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