Season 2 Episode 1

In Search of Our Fathers

Premiered Tue, Sep 23 2014
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Stephen King’s father walked out on the family when Stephen was two years old and never returned; Courtney B. Vance’s father was a foster child and never knew who his biological parents were and Gloria Reuben’s father was 78 years old when she was born — he died when she was young. Henry Louis Gates solves the mystery of their paternal ancestry and introduces them to relatives they never knew.

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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.

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