Totenberg learns of a family member's daring Holocaust escape
February 5, 2021
(JTA) - In this Tuesday's episode of the celebrity genealogy show "Finding Your Roots," pioneering journalist Nina Totenberg and TV personality Andy Cohen learn about the deep Jewish roots of their family trees.
In this exclusive clip from Totenberg's segment, she reacts to learning how one of her grandmothers escaped to the United States during the Holocaust by way of Portugal with the help of a sympathetic official.
Totenberg, a longtime NPR correspondent, is the daughter of famed violinist Roman Totenberg. The episode, titled "Against All Odds," tells the story of how Roman tried to help...