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Write My Name in the Book of Life
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Finding Your Roots

Write My Name in the Book of Life

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps musician Pharrell Williams and filmmaker Kasi Lemmons uncover extraordinary rare first-person accounts of their enslaved.

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Beyond the Pale

Jeff Goldblum, Terry Gross, and Marc Maron uncover unknown family histories.
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This Land Is My Land

Queen Latifah and Jeffrey Wright discover unexpected family trees.
Season 6 Episode 4
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Homecomings

Sterling K. Brown, Jon Batiste, and Shasheer Zamata learn their family histories.
Season 6 Episode 3
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Off the Farm

Dr. Gates helps Melissa McCarthy and Eric Stonestreet answer family mysteries.
Season 6 Episode 2
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Hollywood Royalty

Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, and Isabella Rosselini learn their family histories.
Season 6 Episode 1
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All in the Family

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the stories of Ty Burrell and Joe Madison.
Season 5 Episode 10
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The Eye of the Beholder

Marina Abramović, Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Kehinde Wiley learn their family histories.
Season 5 Episode 9
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Hard Times

Dr. Gates explores the stories of Laura Linney, Michael Moore and Chloë Sevigny.
Season 5 Episode 8
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No Laughing Matter

Dr. Gates reveals the histories of comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman.
Season 5 Episode 7
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Roots in Politics

The family histories of politicians Tulsi Gabbard, Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan.
Season 5 Episode 6
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