Finding Your Roots

Sally Field's Loyalist Ancestor

Clip: Season 2 Episode 8 | 2m 52s

With the help of Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Sally Field discovers her 5th Great-Grandfather, a devoted Tory who was executed during the Revolutionary War. After the war, his widow, Field's 5th Great-Grandmother, fled with her family back into the arms of the British Empire.

Aired: 11/11/14

Rating: NR

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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.