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Finding Your Roots

For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all.

Join speech therapist Megan Robertson as she delves into a longstanding family mystery.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. solves mysteries for 3 everyday Americans chosen to be guests.
Megan Robertson embarks on a quest to demystify the lineage of her great-grandfather.
FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season ten is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Media, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C.
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. solves mysteries for 3 everyday Americans chosen to be guests.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the surprising roots of Michael Douglas & Lena Dunham.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. maps family trees of comedian Tracy Morgan & actor Anthony Ramos.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares ancestry with actor Danielle Brooks & singer Dionne Warwick.
Sunny Hostin and Jesse Williams discover ancestors from very diverse places.
Bob Odenkirk and Iliza Shlesinger—two very funny people whose family trees brim with drama
Sammy Hagar and Ed O’Neill discover the dramatic stories hidden within their own roots.
LeVar Burton & Wes Studi grew up fatherless, haunted by questions about their family trees
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. unearths the hidden roots of Valerie Bertinelli and Brendan Fraser.
Explore the roots of Alanis Morissette and Ciara and their hidden connections to history.
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Join Terrie Morrow as she embarks on an odyssey to resolve a longstanding family puzzle.
Join Joyce Willis as she embarks on a riveting exploration into her family history.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the surprising roots of Michael Douglas & Lena Dunham.
Lena Dunham's journey to uncover her family's past reveals a connection to the Holocaust.
Join Michael Douglas on a riveting quest into his family's hidden history
Lena Dunham confronts the more troubling aspects of her ancestor's legacy.
Anthony Ramos learns about his 15th great-grandfather's fate at the hand of a conquistador
Tracy Morgan's third great-grandfather lived as a free man prior to The Civil War.
Danielle Brooks learns the dollar value of her enslaved fifth great-grandparents.
A 1940 census, reveals that Sonny Hostin's grandmother's father was absent from her home
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