Finding Your Roots

David Sedaris' Patriot Ancestor

Clip: Season 2 Episode 9 | 2m 58s

Professor Gates introduces David Sedaris to his his maternal 4th Great-Grandfather, a Revolutionary War soldier wounded in the Battle of Saratoga.

Aired: 11/18/14

Rating: NR

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