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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Since the premiere of his groundbreaking series, African American Lives, in 2006 through the first two seasons of Finding Your Roots, noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has unearthed the family histories of influential people helping shape our national identity.

Stories

January 5, 2016
Join Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., as he delves into genealogy. Each...

Episodes

Season 4
Three guests who have found fame mining their family stories for comedy learn about...
Season 4
Questlove, Dr. Phil and Charlayne Hunter-Gault. Three guests of disparate backgrounds dig...
Season 4
Two guests whose lives have been shaped by family mysteries are introduced to biological...
Season 4
Three guests explore how their family trees were shaped by political turmoil and violence...
Season 4
Three African-American guests delve deep into their family trees, discovering unexpected...
Season 4
In this episode, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd John Turturro explore the tremendous...
Season 4
Three guests who have helped to redefine Black America in the last decade find their...
Season 4
Ted Danson, William H. Macy and Mary Steenburgen. Three mainstays of modern-day Hollywood...
Season 4
In this episode, three guests each learn about a grandparent whose real identity and...
Season 4
Larry David discovers his German heritage by way of ancestors who settled in Mobile,...


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