finding your roots
Hard Times

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

About Finding Your Roots:

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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Thu, Aug 11 5:00 A.M. The Eye of the Beholder     NH EXPLORE
Sat, Aug 13 3:00 A.M. The Eye of the Beholder     NH EXPLORE
Sun, Aug 14 9:00 P.M. The Eye of the Beholder     NH WORLD
Mon, Aug 15 1:00 A.M. The Eye of the Beholder     NH WORLD
Mon, Aug 15 5:00 A.M. The Eye of the Beholder     NH EXPLORE
Mon, Aug 15 9:00 A.M. The Eye of the Beholder     NH WORLD
Sun, Aug 21 9:00 P.M. Dreaming of a New Land     NH WORLD
Mon, Aug 22 1:00 A.M. Dreaming of a New Land     NH WORLD
Mon, Aug 22 9:00 A.M. Dreaming of a New Land     NH WORLD
Wed, Aug 24 12:00 A.M. Fashion's Roots     NH EXPLORE
Wed, Aug 24 4:00 A.M. Fashion's Roots     NHPBS
Thu, Aug 25 5:00 A.M. Fashion's Roots     NH EXPLORE
Sun, Aug 28 4:00 A.M. Fashion's Roots     NH EXPLORE
Sun, Aug 28 9:00 P.M. Fashion's Roots     NH WORLD
Mon, Aug 29 1:00 A.M. Fashion's Roots     NH WORLD
Mon, Aug 29 5:00 A.M. Fashion's Roots     NH EXPLORE

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