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Finding Your Roots

Join Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to uncover the surprising ancestral stories of 28 cultural trailblazers with fascinating histories. The series ends with an exploration of how science and history can inspire the next generation.

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Monday, Apr 16, 2012 - 5:00 AM
"Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick"
The two actors both descend from prominent American families that have been in this country since its inception. Both also have ancestors who are early opponents of slavery. Bacon's Quaker ancestors repudiated slavery in 1780. Sedgwick's ancestor Theodore Sedgwick argues the case of Elizabeth Freeman in 1781, which helps bring about an end to slavery in Massachusetts. Part 4 of 10 G
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