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Sep 20, 2020

Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and The guys open the show talking with Fisher’s latest communications with high school friends of his much older brother, who died when Fisher was eight. In Family Histoire News, the guys talk about two people, in two stories, one Australian, one Canadian, who recent learned some shocking things about themselves with the help of DNA. (The DNA stories keep on coming!) David also talks about the huge increase in prices that will soon be in effect for obtaining citizenship records of ancestors. And finally, what a discovery in Israel! It dates back to 700 B.C.  Hear what archaeologists have discovered.

Next, Fisher begins his two part interview with Steve Rockwood, CEO of FamilySearch International. In the first segment, Steve explains the opportunity he sees in the pandemic for taking RootsTech global, virtual, and continuous for three days. Plus, this presentation feast will be free! RootsTech Connect in February of 2021 will be like none other! Hear Steve explain this pioneering effort.

Then, Steve talks about how the pandemic has impacted FamilySearch. To hear Steve tell it, many things learned during this challenging time will become permanent features of the website.

Then, David Lambert returns for Ask Us Anything.

That’s all this week on Extreme Genes, America’s Family History Show!