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Kevin Bacon | Quakers in Early America

Kevin Bacon's Quaker ancestor immigrated from England to America for the chance to freely practice his religion. Arriving in the New World, the ancestor bought huge plots of land from the well-known Quaker leader William Penn.

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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. The new season premieres Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).

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