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Finding Your Roots

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DNA analysis challenges guests’ ideas about their family’s history and their identities.

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Tue, 11/25/2014 - 12:00
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Trace the histories of Tina Fey, David Sedaris and George Stephanopoulos.

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Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:00
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Sally Field learns that she descends from William Bradford, who arrived on the Mayflower and helped his fellow Puritans establish their new lives in colonial America. Her ancestors sided with the British crown during the war for independence and paid the ultimate price. Deepak Chopra's family made a similar gamble while living under harsh British rule in India - his grandparents pledged their loyalty to the British in hopes of achieving a higher place in society, and his father chose to fight alongside British soldiers during WWII.

Air date:
Tue, 11/11/2014 - 12:00
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Examine the Jewish heritage of Alan Dershowitz, Carole King and Tony Kushner.

Air date:
Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:00
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Trace the roots of Nas, Angela Bassett and Valerie Jarrett into the heart of slavery.

Air date:
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:00
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Three chefs cook the food of their ancestors.

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Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:00
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