Genealogy Roadshow: Austin
Monday, October 14 at 9:00 p.m.
Uncover secrets involving some of Texas’ favorite subjects: football, politics and home-state pride.
In the Lone Star State capital, the "Genealogy Roadshow" team checks into the historic Driskill Hotel. Program highlights include an African-American Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Hall of Famer uncovers a surprising family history of land ownership, an uncommon occurrence for Blacks in 1920s Texas.
A North Texas woman learns of her ancestor’s Civil War affiliation and the tragedy it wrought. A family tie to two Texas governors – 140 years apart – surprises one guest, while a Latino-American woman celebrates newfound bonds to her faith and state.