Faces of America
"Our American Stories"
This new miniseries uses the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore family histories of 11 well-known Americans, beginning with an examination of the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with new immigrants in the 20th century. Film director Mike Nichols' family escaped Nazi Germany. The forebears of Olympic skater Kristi Yamaguchi experienced World War II internment camps. American optimism, shaped a chance encounter for cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Part 1 of 4G