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Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures.

Against All Odds

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers the lineages that claim Andy Cohen and Nina Totenberg.
To the Manor Born

To the Manor Born

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers the lineages that claim Glenn Close and John Waters.

Coming to America

Coming to America

Nancy Pelosi, Norah O’Donnell, and Zac Posen discover surprising roots.

Breaking Silences

Breaking Silences

Gayle King, Jordan Peele, and Issa Rae discover surprising roots.

Flight

WETA PassportFlight

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

War Stories

WETA PassportWar Stories

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

DNA Mysteries

WETA PassportDNA Mysteries

Téa Leoni and Joe Madison discover surprising roots.