Program: Finding Your Roots | Type: Full Video | Aired: 2019-10-08

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Three actors born into Hollywood royalty discover branches of their family trees that have been hidden from the public eye–and meet a cast of characters every bit as dramatic as the people they themselves have played on camera.

Finding Your Roots

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.

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