Finding Your Roots

Fighting for Change in America

Clip: Season 1 Episode 2 | 2m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

John Lewis recounts his first meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his early days in the monumental Civil Rights Movement, and how that political activism ultimately led to his current political career as a U.S. Congressman.

Aired: 03/24/12

Rating: NR

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Finding Your Roots: Season Nine

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 3, 2023 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as renowned scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. guides influential guests into their roots, uncovering deep secrets, hidden identities and lost ancestors.

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