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Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the 12th and latest series from the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar. In this 10-part series, Professor Gates continues the quest he begun in African American Lives 1 and 2 and Faces of America delving into the genealogy and genetics of an all new group of famous Americans. The series combines history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family, and identity in today's America. Each hour features a different pair of celebrity guests, who are bound together by an intimate, sometimes hidden link, whether it be as old . . .

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Monday, Apr 9, 2012 - 6:00 AM    "Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada" Former slaves make one of their first acts of freedom choosing a last name. For immigrants coming to a new country, a new name often helps to fit into a new environment. When Henry Louis Gates Jr. begins the search for their family origins, media legend Barbara Walters does not know her father's real last name and educational superstar Geoffrey Canada does not know the name of his grandfather. Gates fills in the missing identities. Part 3 of 10 G
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Monday, Apr 23, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Angela Buchdahl, Rick Warren and Yasir Qadhi" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 23, 2012 - 5:00 PM "Angela Buchdahl, Rick Warren and Yasir Qadhi" (WORLD)
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Monday, Apr 30, 2012 - 6:00 AM "Maggie Gyllenhaal and Robert Downey, Jr." (WORLD)
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