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Lisa Jardine: Finding Family History

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 02 December 2011

The historian Lisa Jardine welcomes recent moves to promote the teaching of history in schools and finds herself converted to the value of family history after the discovery of a tape recording shed light on a puzzling family photograph which was taken in 1906.
Producer: Sheila Cook.

  • A Point of View: A convert to family history

    A Point of View:  A convert to family history

    The discovery of a tape recording shed light on a puzzling family photograph which was taken in 1906 - and changed historian Lisa Jardine's views about the genealogy boom.

    Read Lisa Jardine's article on BBC News website.

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