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Finding Your Roots

Website: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/finding-your-roots/
Next Airing: Mon, Jan 24th, 2022 at 3:00 AM on KUED-HD

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Join Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to uncover the surprising ancestral stories of 28 cultural trailblazers with fascinating histories. The series ends with an exploration of how science and history can inspire the next generation.

Episodes:

  • Children of Exile

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. retraces the ancestral journeys of David Chang and Raul Esparza, whose families fled their homelands, leading them to find lost parts of themselves along the way.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 24th, 2022 at 3:00 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 1/4/2022 to 1/3/2026
  • Things We Don't Discuss

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. works with Pamela Adlon and Kathryn Hahn, two guests whose family trees were obscured by scandals, to discover the truth about their ancestors.

    Next Airing: Tue, Jan 25th, 2022 at 7:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 1/25/2022 to 1/24/2026
  • Mexican Roots

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and guests Mario Lopez and Melissa Villasenor look at the Mexican American experience as seen through the lens of two families.

    Next Airing: Tue, Feb 1st, 2022 at 7:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 2/1/2022 to 1/31/2026
  • Fighters

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. sits down with Terry Crews and Tony Danza, both guests who overcame adversity, to discover they aren't the first in their families to beat the odds through sheer force of will.

    Next Airing: Tue, Feb 8th, 2022 at 7:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 2/8/2022 to 2/7/2026
  • Forgotten Journeys

    Henry Louis, Jr. helps John Leguizamo and Lena Waithe retrace the paths of their ancestors, uncovering crucial pieces of their own identities that were lost on the journey to America.

    Next Airing: Tue, Feb 15th, 2022 at 7:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 2/15/2022 to 2/14/2026
  • Songs of the Past

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. accompanies Broadway stars Leslie Odom, Jr. and Nathan Lane as they meet a cast of inspiring ancestors hidden in the branches of their family trees.

    Next Airing: Tue, Feb 22nd, 2022 at 7:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 2/22/2022 to 2/21/2026
  • Activists Roots

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. welcomes Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Anita Hill, two guests who made profound sacrifices for social justice, and helps them discover the ancestors who made sacrifices for them.

    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 1/11/2022 to 1/10/2026
  • Hidden in the Genes

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

    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 1/4/2022 to 1/3/2026
  • On Broadway

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. investigates the family histories of Broadway stars Audra MacDonald and Mandy Patinkin, discovering ancestors whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success.

    Length: 00:56:46
    Usage rights: 4/27/2021 to 4/26/2025

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