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Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada

Finding Your Roots looks into the ancestral pasts of journalist Barbara Walters and educator Geoffrey Canada. Watch the full episode. Episode credits.

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Barbara Walters: Finding New Roots

Walters had conducted some independent genealogy research prior to the interview, and she was pleasantly surprised to find that her conclusions were wrong. Her past was rife with movement, adaptation and survival. Continue reading …

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Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters has arguably interviewed more statesmen and stars than any other journalist in history. She is so well known that her name and a brief biography is listed in the American Heritage Dictionary. In September 2004, after 25 years … Continue reading …

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About the Series

The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of the new 10-part PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the 12th series from Professor Gates, the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. Filmed on location across the United States, the series premieres nationally Sundays, March 25 – May 20 at 8 pm ET on PBS (check local listings).

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