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Finding Your Roots

No Irish Need Apply

Season 7 Episode 3

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Jane Lynch and comedian Jim Gaffigan, revealing the Irish American experience through their families.

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the immigrant roots of actors Tony Shalhoub and Christopher
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