PRI’s The World, a weekday radio news magazine, has a new piece by producer Carol Zall entitled “Roots 2.0: Using DNA to Trace My Ancestry.” The piece makes for a great introduction to genetic genealogy. I especially like the 35-year-old interview between the young Carol and her grandmother, as well as Carol’s interpretation of her results.
I spoke with Carol a few months about this piece, and she included a few quotes from the interview in the article. Also included is a 2-minute soundbite of our conversation:
Both Daniel and I also contributed short companion pieces:
- “Genetic Genealogy: A Powerful Tool for the Family Historian” by me; and
- “Ready to Test Your DNA: How To Choose A Genetic Testing Company” by Daniel.