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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 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

A Cold Reception: Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in the United States: Video Segments

Feb 3rd, 2010 | Comments

I Dream of Genome: Video Segments

Feb 3rd, 2010 | Comments

What it means to be Japanese-American

Kristi Yamaguchi reflects on what she's learned about her ancestry, and how that affects her feelings about being Japanese-American.

Jan 20th, 2010 | Comments

First visit to Japan

Kristi Yamaguchi talks about what she felt when she first visited Japan and met relatives in her ancestral homeland.

Jan 20th, 2010 | Comments

Loyalty, sacrifice, and persecution

Kristi Yamaguchi and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discuss how Japanese American soldiers and civilians were treated during World War II.

Jan 20th, 2010 | Comments

Japanese heritage and Olympic gold

Kristi Yamaguchi talks about how her Japanese heritage affected the public's perception during her quest for the Olympic gold medal.

Jan 20th, 2010 | Comments

Stories of the Past

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. asks Kristi Yamaguchi about stories she heard about her family as a child, and what she hopes to learn about her ancestors.

Jan 20th, 2010 | Comments

Ethnic diversity

Queen Noor describes how she learned about her diverse ethnic background as a child from her parents.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments
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