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Finding Your Roots

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An introduction to the life and times of John Lewis-a leader of the African American civil rights movement in the 1960s who now maintains its legacy as a member of Congress.

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Finding Your Roots

Visionaries

Discover the risk-taking ancestors of Richard Branson, Maya Lin and Frank Gehry.

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Finding Your Roots

Tragedy + Time = Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader discover their ancestry in Finding Your Roots.

52:40

Finding Your Roots

In Search of Freedom

Learn about the ancestors of Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans.

52:40

Finding Your Roots

The Irish Factor

Explore the shared Irish ancestry of three powerful social commentators of our times.

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Decoding Our Past Through DNA Promo

Secrets encoded in their genomes challenge guests’ ideas about their family histories.

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Finding Your Roots

Jessica Alba's Mexican Roots

Jessica Alba learns more about her Mexican-American family's immigration experience.

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Finding Your Roots

David Sedaris' Patriot Ancestor

David Sedaris discovers his maternal 4th Great-Grandfather, a Revolutionary War soldier.

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Finding Your Roots

Tracing Tina Fey's Paternal Line

Tina Fey discovers her 5th Great-Grandfather, once an esteemed guest of Ben Franklin.

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War Stories: John McCain

John McCain explores his past in Finding Your Roots.

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Finding Your Roots

War Stories: Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore tells Henry Louis Gates, Jr. about her family and childhood.

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Finding Your Roots

War Stories: Patricia Arquette

Uncover Patricia Arquette's family history in Finding Your Roots.

Finding Your Roots

Episode Six Preview: War Stories

See how military connects families of Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain.

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