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TLC hit series features JMU professor

by Hannah Lynn Robinson


Rebecca Brannon, professor of history at James Madison University, will be featured as an expert historian on the hit TLC show “Who Do You Think You Are?” airing tonight, Monday, December 17 at 10 p.m. EST.

Watched by 2 million people, the series follows the journey of some of the most well-known names in American popular culture. Viewers watch as celebrities discover unknown details about themselves and their families, while researching their ancestry with the help of historians and genealogical experts. Executive Producers, Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky open doors to fascinating real-life stories and eye-opening, impactful revelations.

Rebecca is available for interviews prior to and following the show’s airing. 

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Published: Monday, December 17, 2018

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2020

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