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Hidden in the Genes
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Finding Your Roots

Hidden in the Genes

Season 8 Episode 1

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps Rebecca Hall and Lee Daniels solve family mysteries through DNA detective work, illuminating both history and their own identities.

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Where Did We Come From?
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Where Did We Come From?

Erin Burnett, Amy Carlson and André Leon Talley trace their ancestral roots.
Season 8 Episode 10
Watchmen
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Watchmen

Regina King and Damon Lindelof discover that they have more in common than meets the eye.
Season 8 Episode 9
Songs of the Past
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Songs of the Past

Broadway stars Leslie Odom, Jr. and Nathan Lane meet a cast of inspiring ancestors.
Season 8 Episode 8
Forgotten Journeys
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Forgotten Journeys

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps John Leguizamo and Lena Waithe retrace their ancestral paths.
Season 8 Episode 7
Fighters
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Fighters

Terry Crews and Tony Danza find they aren’t the first in their families to beat the odds.
Season 8 Episode 6
Mexican Roots
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Mexican Roots

Mario Lopez and Melissa Villaseñor look at The Mexican-American experience.
Season 8 Episode 5