Finding Your Roots

On-Demand: Things We Don't Discuss: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Watch On-Demand: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. works with Pamela Adlon and Kathryn Hahn, two guests whose family trees were obscured by scandals, to discover the truth about their ancestors. What We Don't Discuss is available through 2/22/22.

On-Demand: Activist Roots: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.


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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the ancestry of Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Anita Hill in Activist Roots episode of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. through 2/8/22  

Where Did We Come From: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tue, 04/19/2022 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with Erin Burnett, Amy Carlson and André Leon Talley, three guests from diverse backgrounds, as they meet the ancestors who laid the groundwork for their success. Airing on WXXI-TV on Tuesday, April 19 at 8:00 PM and live streaming at video.wxxi.org/livestream

Watchmen: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tue, 04/12/2022 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. guides Regina King and Damon Lindelof, the creative forces behind a visionary television series, as they discover that they have more in common than meets the eye. Airing on WXXI-TV on Tuesday, April 12 at 8:00 PM and live streaming at video.wxxi.org/livestream

Finding Your Roots: Songs of the Past

Tue, 05/30/2023 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. accompanies Broadway stars Leslie Odom, Jr. and Nathan Lane as they meet a cast of inspiring ancestors hidden in the branches of their family trees.

Forgotten Journeys: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis, Jr. helps John Leguizamo and Lena Waithe retrace the paths of their ancestors, uncovering crucial pieces of their own identities that were lost on the journey to America. 

Fighters: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. sits down with Terry Crews and Tony Danza, both guests who overcame adversity, to discover they aren’t the first in their families to beat the odds through sheer force of will. 

Mexican Roots: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tue, 02/01/2022 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and guests Mario Lopez and Melissa Villaseñor look at The Mexican-American experience as seen through the lens of two families. 

Things We Don't Discuss: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. works with Pamela Adlon and Kathryn Hahn, two guests whose family trees were obscured by scandals, to discover the truth about their ancestors. What We Don't Discuss is Airing on WXXI-TV on Tuesday, January 25 at 8:00 PM and live streaming at pbs.org/livestream

Activist Roots: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the ancestry of Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Anita Hill in Activist Roots episode of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.  Airing on WXXI-TV on Tuesday, January 11 at 8:00 PM and live streaming at video.wxxi.org/livestream

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