Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots

Mar. 24, 2012
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Seasons and episodes

1Season 1 Mar. 24, 2012
1Season 1 Mar. 24, 2012
2Season 2 Sep. 23, 2014
2Season 2 Sep. 23, 2014
3Season 3 Jan. 05, 2016
3Season 3 Jan. 05, 2016
4Season 4 Oct. 02, 2017
4Season 4 Oct. 02, 2017

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Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines “the DNA of American culture” through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today’s celebrities. In each episode, a set of featured guests view their ancestral histories, learn connections, and discover secrets about their lineage, while sharing the emotional experience with viewers. Gates guides them as they see results and details derived from the background work competed by expert genealogical diagnosticians, who have analyzed genetic code and traced bloodlines that leads to documentation and the occasional confirmation or debunking of long-held beliefs. A variety of guests have included musicians, authors, chefs, and more. Actors who’ve made an appearance include Julianna Marguiles, Stephen King, Ben Affleck, Sally Field, Mia Farrow, Anderson Cooper, and many others.

Finding Your Roots
Original title Finding Your Roots
First air date Mar. 24, 2012
Last air date Oct. 02, 2017
Seasons 4
Episodes 31
Duration 60m

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