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# Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Go Behind the Scenes As Genealogist Searches for Next-of-Kin
Posted by Diane

Roots Television has launched a new show about the role genealogists can play in finding the families of unclaimed bodies at morgues across the United States.

“Unclaimed Persons” is a genealogical "CSI." It follows professional researcher Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak’s work on the case of one deceased man, presenting clues through interviews with his acquaintances and coroner’s office staff. No plot spoilers here; you’ll have to see for yourself how it ends.

A separate video gives more information on Smolenyak’s research.

"Unclaimed Persons" also shows you the beginning of another case you might be able to help solve—and maybe we’ll see how that one ends in a future episode.


Genealogy Web Sites | Videos
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 9:13:05 AM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)  #  Comments [2]
Thursday, May 29, 2008 2:58:55 PM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
When is this show suppose to air.
Thursday, May 29, 2008 4:28:25 PM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
Right now, if you go to www.rootstelevision.com, this episode begins showing automatically (after a brief commercial). The permanent link is http://www.rootstelevision.com/unclaimed_persons.php

Roots Television shows don't air the way regular television does--you go to the Web site and watch a show whenever you want.
Diane
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