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Finding Your Roots

Coming to America

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, news anchor Norah O’Donnell and fashion designer Zac Posen explore their immigrant roots, retracing the journeys of their ancestors who arrived in the United States with little more than a dream--and revealing why that dream is still so inspiring today.

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Breaking Silences

Gayle King, Jordan Peele, and Issa Rae discover surprising roots.
Season 6 Episode 15
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Flight

Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong’o, and Lidia Bastianich discover surprising roots.
Season 6 Episode 14
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War Stories

Julianne Moore, Bill Hader, and Kehinde Wiley discover surprising rates.
Season 6 Episode 13
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DNA Mysteries

Téa Leoni and Joe Madison discover surprising roots.
Season 6 Episode 12
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Fashion's Roots

Diane Von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, and RuPaul Charles discover surprising roots.
Season 6 Episode 11
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Criminal Kind

Laura Linney, Lisa Ling, and Soledad O’Brien discover surprising roots.
Season 6 Episode 10
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Italian Roots

Jimmy Kimmel, Marisa Tomei, and John Turturro meet ancestors who made immense sacrifices.
Season 6 Episode 9
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Slave Trade

Ava DuVernay, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Questlove discover unexpected family histories.
Season 6 Episode 8
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Science Pioneers

Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Harold E. Varmus learn their family histories.
Season 6 Episode 7
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Secrets & Lies

Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, and Amy Ryan unearth surprising family histories.
Season 6 Episode 6
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