When the award-winning chef Ming Tsai's paternal grandparents Stephen Tsai and Lily Li fled the Chinese Communist Revolution, Stephen took a book with him that traces the family genealogy back to the year 891 A.D. Professor Gates' team visited China to try to confirm this oral history of the Tsai family genealogy.
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.