Grandparents and Other Strangers
finding your roots

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Andy Samberg and author George R. R. Martin answer some family mysteries when DNA detective work uncovers new branches of their family trees. The DNA analysis upends family history and reveals new relatives.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 501

About Finding Your Roots:

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.


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Future Broadcast times for "Finding Your Roots": (show all)

Sat, Oct 1 7:00 P.M. Hidden in the Genes     NH EXPLORE
Sun, Oct 2 5:00 P.M. Hidden in the Genes     NHPBS
Sun, Oct 2 10:00 P.M. Hidden in the Genes     NH EXPLORE
Mon, Oct 3 5:00 A.M. Hidden in the Genes     NH EXPLORE
Tue, Oct 4 8:00 P.M. Fighters     NHPBS
Wed, Oct 5 12:00 A.M. Fighters     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Oct 5 4:00 A.M. Fighters     NHPBS
Wed, Oct 5 12:00 P.M. Fighters     NH EXPLORE
Thu, Oct 6 5:00 A.M. Fighters     NH EXPLORE
Sat, Oct 8 7:00 P.M. Fighters     NH EXPLORE
Sun, Oct 9 5:00 P.M. Fighters     NHPBS
Sun, Oct 9 10:00 P.M. Fighters     NH EXPLORE
Mon, Oct 10 5:00 A.M. Fighters     NH EXPLORE
Tue, Oct 11 8:00 P.M. Write My Name in the Book of Life     NHPBS
Wed, Oct 12 12:00 A.M. Write My Name in the Book of Life     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Oct 12 4:00 A.M. Write My Name in the Book of Life     NHPBS

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