Italian Roots

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and actors Marisa Tomei and John Turturro, introducing them to ancestors who made immense sacrifices to bring their families from Italy to America.

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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Flight

S6 Ep14 | 52m 40s

Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong’o, and Lidia Bastianich discover surprising roots.

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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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