Finding Your Roots

The British Invasion

Season 2 Episode 8 | 52m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Sally Field learns that she descends from William Bradford, who helped the Puritans establish their new lives in colonial America. Deepak Chopra’s family pledged their loyalty to the British in hopes of achieving a higher place in society, and Sting’s ancestors, who fueled Great Britain’s world dominance during the Pax Britannica by building its merchant ships.

Aired: 11/11/14

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: TV-PG

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