Season 2 Episode 7 Extra

Tony Kushner's Mysterious Brooklyn Roots

Premiered Tue, Nov 4 2014
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Playwright Tony Kushner discovers that his Great-Grandmother, Cecelia Kushner, immigrated from Russia to Brooklyn eight years after her son, Tony's Grandfather, settled in Louisiana.

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Finding Your Roots Season Seven

Today’s most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families. Meet 20 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 19, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).

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