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Discover the surprising ancestral stories of 20 fascinating guests in season seven of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Finding Your Roots Season Seven

Today’s most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families. Meet 20 fascinating new guests who are game-changers in their fields, with family histories that illustrate the power and diversity of the human experience. The new season premieres Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).

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with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

New Episodes: Tuesdays at 8/7c