Recharging Your Research: Episode 1

By Family Tree Editors
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Welcome to the premiere episode of the Family Tree Magazine podcast! We’re sharing our best tips, resources and more.

Ep. 1: May/June 2008

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In this episode:

The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

In the premiere episode, Lisa and Allison discuss the virtues of podcasting and what we can look forward to in upcoming episodes, as well as catch up on the latest from Family Tree Magazine.

News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad

Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad brings us the latest news from the blogosphere, including her recent TV appearances and Family Tree Magazine’s recent partnership with Tamagotchi.

Top Tips: Making Your Own Luck

Lisa talks with Maureen Taylor about how to make some of our own luck in finding distant relatives. Maureen Taylor is the author of Family Tree Magazine’s Photo Detective blog.

Best Websites: WorldCat

This month’s featured website is WorldCat, which you can explore at

Best of Family Tree Magazine: Breaking Through Brick Walls

Sharon DeBartolo Carmack, professional genealogist and Family Tree Magazine contributing editor, discusses strategies for recharging your research and breaking through stubborn brick walls.

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts in iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.

Have fun climbing your family tree!

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