Chef Aarón Sánchez learns how his great-great-grandfather Rafael, who was once the wealthiest cattle owners in Northern Mexico, fled north to the United States among more than 890,000 Mexicans to avoid the revolution.

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Finding Your Roots Season Eight

Today’s most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families. Meet 21 fascinating new guests who are game-changers in their fields, with family histories that illustrate the power and diversity of the human experience. Tuesdays at 8/7c.

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WETA | Finding Your Roots
with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

New Episodes: Tuesdays at 8/7c