Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Laura Linney and Chloe Sevigny -- three people whose distant ancestors overcame great hardships in ways that resonate with their lives today.
Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 508
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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.
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