Finding Your Roots

The New World

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces ancestors of actor John Lithgow and journalist Maria Hinojosa who thrived in North America long before the birth of the United States.

The New World

52m 11s

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces ancestors of actor John Lithgow and journalist Maria Hinojosa who thrived in North America long before the birth of the United States.

Previews + Extras

  • The New World Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The New World Preview

    S7 E7 - 30s

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces ancestors of actor John Lithgow and journalist Maria Hinojosa who thrived in North America long before the birth of the United States.

  • Maria Hinojosa’s Great-Great-Grandfather Was a Railway CEO: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Learning About Antonio

    S7 E7 - 1m 16s

    Maria Hinojosa learns that her great-great grandfather was one of the four notable investors for a railway in Spain, titling him as CEO.

  • Dr. Gates, Jr. Reveals He’s DNA Cousins with John Lithgow: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Skips Cousin Reveal

    S7 E7 - 55s

    Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals that he and John Lithgow are DNA cousins.

  • Imprisoned Puritan Great-Grandfather: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    William Bradford Going to Jail

    S7 E7 - 1m 28s

    John Lithgow discovers that his Puritan great-grandfather was arrested at 17-years old for his religious beliefs.

  • John Lithgow’s Ongoing Cousin Reveal: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cousin Reveal

    S7 E7 - 1m 1s

    John Lithgow discovers he is DNA cousins with actor Clint Eastwood on this week’s episode of Finding Your Roots.

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