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

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

Tue, 02/15/2022 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Lena Waithe in Forgotten Journeys episode of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. Also featured is John Leguizamo.

 

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. 

Forgotten Journeys is airing on WXXI-TV on Tuesday, February 15 at 8:00 PM and live streaming at pbs.org/livestream

Preview Forgotten Journeys: Episode 807 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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