Have you ever wanted to write your family's story but you weren't sure how to get started? Writer Patricia Charpentier says it's just like eating an elephant -- you've got to take it one small piece at a time. Find out her tips for getting started.
Infamous Folk Heroines
March was Women’s History Month, but one month is
nowhere long enough time to celebrate all of the heroines in history. Some women deserve further recognition due to
extraordinary acts that earned them a spot in our history books. What makes these women worthy of remembrance is
how their personalities and deeds were perceived by their communities. Some are
considered heroes while others...
Nola Ochs didn't set out to make history but that's exactly what she did. At 95 she became the oldest person ever to graduate from college!
After her parents died, Joanie Schirm made the discovery of a lifetime about their historic and tragic lives. Find out how a boxful of letters sent her on a journey deep into her family's history.
The man who bellowed one of TV's most beloved phrases night after night takes GB on a journey through the history of the small screen.
You Go Girl!
Ann E. Dunwoody becomes the first woman in U.S. military history to achieve the rank of 4-star general.
Lifelong Learning Minute: Joanie Schirm
Joanie Schirm always knew there was more to her family history than what she had learned from her parents. When they passed away, she made a remarkable discovery.
Dig Into Your Family's Roots
Millions of people around the world are tapping into the Internet and technology to climb higher into their family trees. With billions of ancestry records now available online, see how people are unlocking mysteries about their families.
Picture of the Day and B'days for Dec. 24
It's the only place you'll see the titans of mystery and metal together in one place. Plus, a breathtaking view of home from a galaxy far, far away, and celebrating Christmas from your nice warm house.
David and Louise Hollyer
This couple survived one of the most famous nautical disasters in history -- the sinking of the Andrea Doria.