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Learn about the lives of the forebears of Ken Burns, Anderson Cooper & Anna Deavere Smith.
The ancestors of Ben Affleck, Khandi Alexander and Ben Jealous fight for freedom.
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Examine the ancestral origins of athletes Derek Jeter, Billie Jean King and Rebecca Lobo.
Uncover the paternal ancestry of Stephen King, Gloria Reuben and Courtney B. Vance.
The ancestral pasts of Adrian Grenier, Michelle Rodriguez, and Linda Chavez.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of John Legend and Wanda Sykes.
The ancestral pasts of Martha Stewart, Margaret Cho, and Sanjay Gupta.
The ancestral pasts of Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice, and Ruth Simmons.
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Aarón Sánchez learns that his family immigrated to the US because of the revolution.
Professor Gates' team visited China to confirm the Ming Tsai family genealogy.
Tom Colicchio meets his Italian ancestors.
Ben Affleck learns of his 3rd Great-Grandfather, an occult enthusiast.
Khandi Alexander's ambitious Grandfather met a tragic end.
Benjamin Jealous discovers his family's first freed ancestor.
Anderson Cooper learns a surprising fact about his Civil War era ancestors.
Anna Deavere Smith finds her courageous ancestor, a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
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Three celebrity chefs are inspired to cook the food of their ancestors.
Three families have long been engaged in the battle for freedom and civil rights.
Three iconic American storytellers know almost nothing about their own family histories.
Three of America's greatest athletes' love of sports were deeply shaped by their families.
Henry Louis Gates, JR. invites you to share your own family history.
Finding Your Roots host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares a story from his family history.
Three famous guests know almost nothing about their fathers’ histories.
A sneak peek at the brand new season of "Finding Your Roots" with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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