• Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep7: Alan Dershowitz's Lifesaving Family Synagogue
    S2 Ep7: Alan Dershowitz's Lifesaving ...
    Alan Dershowitz discovers the crucial, lifesaving role his family's New York ...
    0:03:08
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep7: Tony Kushner's Mysterious Brooklyn Roots
    S2 Ep7: Tony Kushner's Mysterious ...
    Playwright Tony Kushner discovers that his Great-Grandmother, Cecelia Kushner, ...
    0:02:11
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep7: Carole King's Ancestral Immigration Story
    S2 Ep7: Carole King's Ancestral ...
    Prized Singer-Songwriter Carole King uncovers a mysterious element in her ...
    0:02:26
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep6: Valerie Jarrett's Groundbreaking Great-Grandfather
    S2 Ep6: Valerie Jarrett's Groundbreaking ...
    Valerie Jarrett digs into the family history of her legendary Great-Grandfather, ...
    0:02:55
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep6: Nas' Enslaved Roots: "A Receipt for a Human Being"
    S2 Ep6: Nas' Enslaved Roots: "A Receipt ...
    Nas encounters his 3rd Great-Grandmother's Bill of Sale, a devastatingly telling ...
    0:02:52
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep6: Angela Bassett's Emancipated Ancestors
    S2 Ep6: Angela Bassett's Emancipated ...
    Angela Bassett follows her ancestors, the Stokes family of Georgia, on their ...
    0:03:03
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep5: Tom Colicchio's Ideal Family Dinner
    S2 Ep5: Tom Colicchio's Ideal Family ...
    An award-winning chef, restaurateur and Top Chef host Tom Colicchio picks ...
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep5: Ming Tsai's Ancestral Homeland
    S2 Ep5: Ming Tsai's Ancestral Homeland
    When the award-winning chef Ming Tsai's paternal grandparents Stephen Tsai and ...
    0:02:48
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep7: Aarón Sánchez's Revolutionary Roots
    S2 Ep7: Aarón Sánchez's Revolutionary ...
    Chef Aarón Sánchez learns how his great-great-grandfather Rafael, who was once ...
    0:02:44
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep4: Khandi Alexander's Family Tragedy
    S2 Ep4: Khandi Alexander's Family ...
    Khandi Alexander's ambitious Grandfather met a tragic end when he was ...
    0:02:56
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep4: The Jealous Family Freedom Papers
    S2 Ep4: The Jealous Family Freedom ...
    Benjamin Jealous discovers his family's first freed ancestor, a courageous man ...
    0:02:20
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep3: Anderson Cooper's Civil War Era Surprise
    S2 Ep3: Anderson Cooper's Civil War Era ...
    TV journalist Anderson Cooper discovers a surprising fact about his Civil War ...
    0:02:23
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep3: Anna Deavere Smith's Underground Railroad Connection
    S2 Ep3: Anna Deavere Smith's Underground ...
    Actress, playwright, and professor learns of her courageous ancestor, a ...
    0:02:35
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep3: Ken Burns' Revolutionary War Shocker
    S2 Ep3: Ken Burns' Revolutionary War ...
    Documentary filmmaker and patriotic American Ken Burns discovers an incredibly ...
    0:02:52
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep2: Billie Jean King's Grandmother's Secret
    S2 Ep2: Billie Jean King's Grandmother's ...
    In this clip from Episode 2, tennis champ Billie Jean King, who knew very little ...
    0:03:16
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep2: Rebecca Lobo's Immigrant Ancestors
    S2 Ep2: Rebecca Lobo's Immigrant ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers basketball star Rebecca Lobo's ancestral ...
    0:02:59
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep2: Derek Jeter's Strong Roots
    S2 Ep2: Derek Jeter's Strong Roots
    With the support of his diverse extended family, Yankee captain Derek Jeter knew ...
    0:02:36
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep1: Stephen King's Progressive Past
    S2 Ep1: Stephen King's Progressive Past
    Thanks to Professor Gates' research, Stephen King learns an enlightening fact ...
    0:02:27
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep1: Gloria Reuben's African Link
    S2 Ep1: Gloria Reuben's African Link
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals evidence about actress Gloria Reuben's 5th ...
    0:03:11
  • Finding Your Roots -- S2 Ep1: Courtney B. Vance's Fearless Ancestors
    S2 Ep1: Courtney B. Vance's Fearless ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces Courtney B. Vance's fascinating family line back ...
    0:02:36
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep10: Pueblo Ancestors
    S1 Ep10: Pueblo Ancestors
    Linda Chavez learns about her ancestors who were Pueblo.
    0:01:29