Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is a documentary television series hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. that premiered on March 25, 2012 on PBS. In each episode, celebrities are presented with a "book of life" that is compiled with information... read more
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is a documentary television series hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. that premiered on March 25, 2012 on PBS. In each episode, celebrities are presented with a "book of life" that is compiled with information researched by professional genealogists that allows them to view their ancestral histories, learn about familial connections and discover secrets about their lineage. The series was renewed for a fifth season that premiered on January 8, 2019 with guests including Paul Ryan, Seth Meyers, Sarah Silverman, Christiane Amanpour, Michael Moore, Marco Rubio, S. Epatha Merkerson, Joe Madison, Tig Notaro and Ann Curry.

Original Release

03/25/2012 on PBS

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# Title Air Date
1 From the Manor Born Tuesday, 19 January 2021
2 Against All Odds Tuesday, 26 January 2021
3 No Irish Need Apply Tuesday, 02 February 2021
4 The shirts off their backs Tuesday, 09 February 2021
6 Write My Name in the Book of Life
7 Country Roots
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Directors

Hazel Gurland, Sabin Streeter, Jesse Sweet, Josh Gleason, Muriel Soenens, Jamila Wignot, Phil Bertelsen, Hannah Olson, Krista Whetstone, Lindsey Megrue

Writers

Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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Producers

Editors

Merril Stern, Todd Goings, Bruce Shaw, Jamie Unruh, Ben Howard, Jim Isler, Ed Barteski, R.A. Fedde, Seth Bomse, Jenna Bliss, Brittany Kaplan, Jessica Reynolds, Lisa Shreve, Emir Lewis, Michael Weingrad, Kenneth Levis, Nancy Novack, Peter R. Livingston Jr., Ilya Chaiken

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