Season 2 Episode 8

The British Invasion

Premiered Tue, Nov 11 2014
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Sally Field learns that she descends from William Bradford, who helped the Puritans establish their new lives in colonial America. Deepak Chopra’s family pledged their loyalty to the British in hopes of achieving a higher place in society, and Sting’s ancestors, who fueled Great Britain’s world dominance during the Pax Britannica by building its merchant ships.

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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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