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 Six

Discover the surprising ancestral stories of 27 fascinating guests, including Jeffrey Wright, Sigourney Weaver, Melissa McCarthy, Sterling K. Brown, Jordan Peele, Nancy Pelosi, Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell, Queen Latifah, Jon Batiste, Diane von Furstenberg, Zac Posen, Jeff Goldblum, Anjelica Huston, Isabella Rossellini, Terry Gross, Eric Stonestreet and more in season six of Finding Your Roots.

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