National Genealogical Society September Video Releases
Arlington, VA, 16 September 2011: The National Genealogical Society has released three new videos for the month of September. All three videos are produced by Kate Geis and Allen Moore.
Available to the Public on the NGS Website and Available to the Public on YouTube:
The National Genealogical Society online interview series and the NGSGenealogy channel on YouTube present Cousins, with Leslie Anderson, MSLS, Reference Librarian at the Alexandria Library in Local History/Special Collections. A natural story
teller and philosopher in her professional role, Leslie was the lead editor of the Virginia Slave Births Index, 1853-1865 compiled by the staff of the Alexandria Library and published by Heritage Books, Inc. In Cousins
Leslie describes a surprising relationship discovery. The video is
available for viewing on the videos page of the National Genealogical
Society website at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/videos_online and on the NGSGenealogy channel on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/NGSGenealogy
Available to NGS Members on the NGS Website:
The September video offering for members from the National Genealogical Society
is The ABCs of DNA & Family Health History with Thomas H. Shawker, MD.
This brief conversation provides an introduction to how DNA analysis
can support genealogical research as well as some basic guidelines for
studying your family health history. Thomas H. Shawker, MD, is a frequent lecturer on the subjects of DNA and family health history. He is the author of the NGS publication, Unlocking Your Genetic History: A Step-by-Step Guide to Discovering Your Family’s Medical and Genetic Heritage.
This video is for viewing by National Genealogical Society members at the NGS website. Log in at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org, click on the Members Only tab, and then click on NGS Videos in the sidebar menu. Members who missed earlier releases can also enjoy conversations with Thomas Adams, Jan Alpert, Leslie Anderson, Laura DeGrazia, Helen Leary, Elizabeth Shown Mills, David Rencher, Thomas W. Jones, and Will White in the members’ area.