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

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

Tue, 02/01/2022 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Melissa Villaseñor in Mexican Roots episode of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. Also featured Mario Lopez

 

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. 

Mexican Roots is Airing on WXXI-TV on Tuesday, February 1 at 8:00 PM and live streaming at pbs.org/livestream 

Preview Mexican Roots: Episode 805 of Finding Your Roots

About Season 8: Twenty-one of America’s most fascinating people discover the rich history and tremendous diversity hidden within their families in the eighth season of the critically acclaimed PBS series. Season eight of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. features ten new episodes showcasing guests who have excelled in a wide array of fields, each with ancestral stories that touch on the human experience and bring insight into how they became the trailblazers they are today.  

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FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Eight is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Media, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C. Corporate support for FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Eight is provided by Ancestry and Johnson & Johnson. Support is also provided by Ford Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, and by The Inkwell Society and its members Candace King Weir; Lloyd Carney Foundation; Jim and Susan Swartz; Sheryl Sandberg and Tom Bernthal; Anne Wojcicki; Hayward L. Draper; and Nicole Commissiong and Darnell Armstrong. Major support is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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