Finding Your Roots: The Long Way Home

Finding Your Roots: The Long Way Home

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm


Azar Nafisi, Julianna Margulies and Lidia Bastianich discover their ancestors. 

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. continues Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV when  Dr. Gates shares how actress Julianna Margulies, author Azar Nafisi and chef Lidia Bastianich are bound together by their ancestors’ singular and deeply human desire to preserve their most cherished traditions.

In celebration of this new season, WXXI invites you to share a family story on WXXI’s Facebook page. Each week we’ll announce on WXXI’s Facebook page and on these web highlights an episode theme and call for your stories.  

Submit a two to three sentence story along with a photo and tag it with #FindingYourRoots. Top submissions will be shared on the Finding Your Roots Facebook page.


Major corporate support for  Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Season Three  is provided by, Johnson & Johnson, POM and Ford. Support is also provided by the Ford Foundation, Candace King Weir, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.