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All Posts Tagged With: "Faces of America"

Episode 4: Know Thyself

Know Thyself takes up the search for the guests’ ancestries where the historical record leaves off and links their distinctive family histories to the broader history of “the family of man.”

Mar 4th, 2010 | Comments

Episode 3: Making America

Making America tells the story of the peopling of the New World, of how land came to define the settling and identity of America, and of how the guests’ ancestors were part of this history.

Feb 24th, 2010 | Comments

Episode 2: Becoming American

Becoming American explores the many journeys to becoming American that defined the “Century of Immigration” (1820s – 1924) and transformed the United States from a sleepy agrarian country into a booming industrial power.

Feb 18th, 2010 | Comments

Episode 1: Our American Stories

Our American Stories explores the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with her new immigrants in the 20th century.

Feb 11th, 2010 | Comments

Video: Preview “Faces of America”

What made America? What makes us? In the new PBS series Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the Harvard scholar turns to the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore the family histories of 12 renowned Americans.

Feb 5th, 2010 | Comments
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