Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the 12th and latest series from the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar. In this 10-part series, Professor Gates continues the quest he begun in African American Lives 1 and 2 and Faces of America delving into the genealogy and genetics of an all new group of famous Americans. The series combines history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family, and identity in today's America. Each hour features a different pair of celebrity guests, who are bound together by an intimate, sometimes hidden link, whether it be as old friends, through long-lost relatives, or even through a common ancestral past.

Last Updated: 6/24/2022Network: PBS
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Season 3
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10.00
1 votes

#1 - Season 3

First Aired 1/6/2016

Dr. Gates explores the genealogy of celebrities using the records left behind and DNA technology.

Season 5
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10.00
1 votes

#2 - Season 5

First Aired 1/9/2019

Season 7
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10.00
1 votes

#3 - Season 7

First Aired 1/20/2021

Season 8
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10.00
1 votes

#4 - Season 8

First Aired 1/5/2022

Season 6
star
9.00
2 votes

#5 - Season 6

First Aired 10/9/2019

Season 4
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8.00
1 votes

#6 - Season 4

First Aired 10/4/2017

Season 1
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7.00
2 votes

#7 - Season 1

First Aired 3/26/2012

Season 2
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7.00
1 votes

#8 - Season 2

First Aired 9/24/2014