Season 2 Episode 5

The Melting Pot

Premiered Tue, Oct 21 2014
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Three celebrity chefs who cook the food of their ancestors discover family members who have shaped their lives — and America’s cuisine. Tom Colicchio of “Top Chef” learns of the hardships his family endured, Ming Tsai, finds that his roots can be traced back more than 2,000 years, yielding a large family tree and Aaron Sanchez relearns his family’s treasured and diverse Mexican roots.

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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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with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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