finding your roots

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Evangelical Christian minister Rick Warren, who has served as pastor for Saddleback Church for over thirty years, learns that an ancestor served as a deacon in an American church established in the 17th century. Watch video.



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  • Angel Flippen Blackmon

    December 1, 2012 at 6:22 pm

    Wonderful to see one of my ancestors featured on a show. William Parke was my 10th Great Grandfather.

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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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