In this week's Roundup: Biden’s Biden Roots: Westbourne or Huntingdon, England or Maybe Nagpur, India?
In this week's Roundup: A charming story about a handshake deal, an 80-year-old beekeeper, and his honeybees, who are hard at work in a slice of woods on the Niagara Frontier; Joe Biden's Irish roots, a statue honoring the patron saint of immigrants, and much, much more.
In this week's Roundup: A peek at former Vice President Joe Biden receiving the Medal of Freedom, as seen through the eyes of some of his Irish cousins who were invited to attend the ceremony; Courteney Cox to be on "Who Do You Think You Are?"
In this week's Roundup, check out the story of a "quiet and self-effacing" Marine who chose to stay silent about his role in the 1945 flag raising on Iwo Jima, quirky and interesting stories about microfilm and time capsule homes, more on VP Biden's visit to Ireland, and more . . .
This week's Roundup serves up a look at VP Biden's tri-generational trip to Ireland, a dramatic chapter from the 1830's that continues to send ripples into the present, the demise of cursive, and more.
This week: Explore a mystery mansion for sale in London, watch a suspense trailer for the New York Public Library (somebody had fun making this and it's fun to watch, too!), TLC announces that Who Do You Think You Are? will return for a ninth season, and much more . . .
Given Vice President Biden's forthcoming trip to Ireland to explore his roots, I thought this would be a good time to re-share an article I'd previously written about his ancestry. Enjoy!