Flight

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. meets actors Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o, and chef Lidia Bastianich — three women whose families crisscrossed the globe to escape oppression and find opportunity, leaving them with questions about their relatives who stayed behind.

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.

Finding Your Roots Episodes

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War Stories

S6 Ep13 | 52m 40s

Julianne Moore, Bill Hader, and Kehinde Wiley discover surprising rates.

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DNA Mysteries

S6 Ep12 | 52m 45s

Téa Leoni and Joe Madison discover surprising roots.

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Fashion's Roots

S6 Ep11 | 52m 46s

Diane Von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, and RuPaul Charles discover surprising roots.

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Criminal Kind

S6 Ep10 | 52m 16s

Laura Linney, Lisa Ling, and Soledad O’Brien discover surprising roots.

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