Episode 8: Hard Times

Premiered February 26, 2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Laura Linney and Chloë Sevigny—three people whose distant ancestors overcame great hardships in ways that resonate with their lives today. 

Dr. Gates explores the stories of Laura Linney, Michael Moore and Chloë Sevigny.

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Season 5 Finding Your Roots

 

Season 5 

Discover the surprising ancestral stories of 25 fascinating guests, including Marisa Tomei, Felicity Huffman, Laura Linney, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael K. Williams, Andy Samberg, Chloe Sevigny, Kal Penn, George R.R. Martin, Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry, Joe Madison, Lisa Ling, Sheryl Sandberg, Seth Meyers, Michael Strahan and more in season five of Finding Your Roots. Learn more here.

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