Finding Your Roots

Faith and Rebellion

Clip: Season 1 Episode 6 | 4m 43s

The story of Maggie Gyllenhaal’s third great grandfather’s central role in creating a religious community, and her father’s ultimate rejection of it.

Aired: 04/22/12

Rating: NR

The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?

Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode. The full episode is still available for purchase through the "Buy Now" links.

Problems Playing Video?

Major corporate support for FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Five is provided by Ancestry, Johnson & Johnson and AT&T. Major support is also provided by the Ford Foundation, Candace King Weir, the Lloyd Carney Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.