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From: "Marilyn Otterson" <>
Subject: Re: [S-I] Roots TV to Live On
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 11:17:02 -0500
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Oops...sorry Linda. I was just telling a little story about a great memory.
Didn't mean to rattle your cage.

Marilyn
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Subject: [S-I] Roots TV to Live On


> Hi folks, I hope you all are familar with Roots TV. It is a free website
> with video on genealogy. Recently the owners announced it was too
> expensive to continue, but due to an overwhelming outcry (and the
> agreement of users that they'd tolerate commercials to keep it), this
> treasure trove of 700 and growing videos will stay on line.
>
> If you haven't used it, consider doing so. I always say (alas, not
> jokingly) that one big difference I have noted between professional
> genealogists and amateurs is that the pros are always learning and the
> amateurs think they already know it all. Chances are you can't afford
> hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of dollars to solve one of your many
> problems, but luckily there is a cheaper alternative: plugging in the ol'
> thinking cap. This also delays the onset of Alzheimers (but doesn't seem
> to help much with fitness goals) besides protecting the family fortunes.
>
> To read Dick Eastman's announcement see
> http://blog.eogn.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2010/03/rootstelevisioncom-will-survive.html
>
> Or go here to the website:
> http://rootstelevision.com/
>
> Click on "Please Read" to read the announcement.
>
> Linda Merle
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