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Finding Your Roots

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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Bahgl7UpLl5Q8Tu0Ifn_Ng==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false These guests’ families have long been engaged in the battle for freedom and civil rights, but didn’t know those principles were passed down through generations. NAACP president Ben Jealous learns the heroic story of his great-grandfather who purchased his own family to keep them safe and Khandi... /episodes/get/24061 /episode/24061 Roots of Freedom /episode-player/24061

The ancestors of Khandi Alexander and Ben Jealous fight for freedom.

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Wed, 10/15/2014 (All day)
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Learn about the lives of the forebears of Ken Burns, Anderson Cooper & Anna Deavere Smith.

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Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:00
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Examine the ancestral origins of athletes Derek Jeter, Billie Jean King and Rebecca Lobo.

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Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:00
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Uncover the paternal ancestry of Stephen King, Gloria Reuben and Courtney B. Vance.

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Tue, 09/23/2014 - 12:00
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The ancestral pasts of Adrian Grenier, Michelle Rodriguez, and Linda Chavez.

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Sun, 05/20/2012 - 12:00
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of John Legend and Wanda Sykes.

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Sun, 05/13/2012 - 12:00
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