Extras

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Taking a Chance on America

Finding Your Roots

Taking a Chance on America

Nancy Pelosi takes a deeper look into her grandfather's immigration experience.

Taking a Chance on America

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots The Posen Family of Craftsmen

Finding Your Roots

The Posen Family of Craftsmen

Zac Posen discovers that his ancestors were craftsmen.

The Posen Family of Craftsmen

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Political Roots

Finding Your Roots

Political Roots

Nancy Pelosi talks about her family's political roots.

Political Roots

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Hardworking Grandmother

Finding Your Roots

Hardworking Grandmother

Norah O'Donnell talks about her hardworking grandmother.

Hardworking Grandmother

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Great Grandmother Sues Oil Company

Finding Your Roots

Great Grandmother Sues Oil Company

Norah O'Donnell discovers her great grandmother sued an oil company.

Great Grandmother Sues Oil Company

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Grandpa's Journey to Bring Kids to the U.S.

Finding Your Roots

Grandpa's Journey to Bring Kids to the U.S.

Zac Posen discovers his Great Great Grandpa brought his kids to the U.S.

Grandpa's Journey to Bring Kids to the U.S.

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Grandfather's Illegal Journal

Finding Your Roots

Grandfather's Illegal Journal

Norah O'Donnell learns that her grandfather lived under the radar in America for 16 year

Grandfather's Illegal Journal

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots G.G. Grandfather’s U.S. Citizenship

Finding Your Roots

G.G. Grandfather’s U.S. Citizenship

Zac Posen discovers his Great Great Grandfather immigrated to the United States.

G.G. Grandfather’s U.S. Citizenship

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Coming to America Preview

Finding Your Roots

Coming to America Preview

Nancy Pelosi, Norah O’Donnell, and Zac Posen discover surprising roots.

Coming to America Preview

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Twisted Family History

Finding Your Roots

Twisted Family History

Issa Rae discovers a twisted family history.

Twisted Family History

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Stronger Sense of Pride

Finding Your Roots

Stronger Sense of Pride

Jordan Peele discovers his ancestors were slaves.

Stronger Sense of Pride

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Sale of Slaves

Finding Your Roots

Sale of Slaves

Jordan Peele learns new information about his ancestors.

Sale of Slaves

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Finding Your Roots

One Third White

Gayle King discovers that she is one-third white and of European descent.

One Third White

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Great Grandfather Died in Battle

Finding Your Roots

Great Grandfather Died in Battle

Issa Rae discovers that her Great Grandfather died in battle.

Great Grandfather Died in Battle

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Grandfathers History

Finding Your Roots

Grandfathers History

Gayle King learns of two men that could be her grandfather.

Grandfathers History

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Free People of Color

Finding Your Roots

Free People of Color

Issa Rae finds out that her relatives were free people of color during the time of s

Free People of Color

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Breaking Silences Preview

Finding Your Roots

Breaking Silences Preview

Gayle King, Jordan Peele, and Issa Rae discover surprising roots.

Breaking Silences Preview

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Biracial Grandmother

Finding Your Roots

Biracial Grandmother

Gayle King shares how little she knows of her great-grandfather.

Biracial Grandmother

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Wasrsaw Unexpected

Finding Your Roots

Wasrsaw Unexpected

Scarlett Johansson discovers the tragic fate of her family.

Wasrsaw Unexpected

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Scarlett Johansson Remembers Her Family Pre-Holocaust

Finding Your Roots

Scarlett Johansson Remembers Her Family Pre-Holocaust

Scarlett Johansson discovers the tragic fate of her family that stayed behind in Poland du

Scarlett Johansson Remembers Her Family Pre-Holocaust

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Saying Goodbye

Finding Your Roots

Saying Goodbye

As a child, Lidia Bastianich’s family fled her hometown of Pola to escape communist rule.

Saying Goodbye

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Lupita Nyong’o Has DNA from the Oldest Maternal Haplogroup

Finding Your Roots

Lupita Nyong’o Has DNA from the Oldest Maternal Haplogroup

Lupita Nyongo carries DNA from the oldest maternal haplogroup called Mitochondrial Eve.

Lupita Nyong’o Has DNA from the Oldest Maternal Haplogroup

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Journey To America

Finding Your Roots

Journey To America

Scarlett Johansson reflects on the decision her great-grandfather made to flee to America.

Journey To America

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Flight Preview

Finding Your Roots

Flight Preview

Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong’o, and Lidia Bastianich discover surprising roots.

Flight Preview

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