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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 1, Harry Connick, Jr. / Branford Marsalis
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produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
Their European immigrant ancestors blazed unconventional trails in America, from capturing British ships for the American Revolution to crossing racial barriers in slave-era Louisiana. Generations later, as children growing up in New Orleans, Harry Connick, Jr. and Branford Marsalis found a deep and abiding friend...
produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 2, Cory Booker / John Lewis
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produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
This program features two African-American politicians from different generations and opposite backgrounds. John Lewis grew up in a sharecropping family in rural Georgia, while Cory Booker was raised in an affluent, all-white New Jersey suburb. Although both men have devoted their lives to the betterment of Africa...
produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 3, Barbara Walters / Geoffrey Canada
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produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
What’s in a name? Well, a lot, at least when it comes to piecing together family history. For former slaves, choosing a last name was one of their first acts of freedom. For Jewish immigrants, it was a way to fit in in their new country. Whatever the reason for a name change, it can make the process of learning...
produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 4, Kevin Bacon / Kyra Sedgwick
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produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
What do Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick have in common? They are both famous actors and both descend from prominent American families that have been in this country since its inception. But they share something else, too: Both had ancestors who were early opponents of slavery. Bacon’s Quaker ancestors repudiated s...
produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 5, Angela Buchdahl / Rick Warren / Yasir Qadhi
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produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
Pastor Rick Warren, Rabbi Angela Buchdahl and Sheik Yasir Qadhi — clerics of three different faiths — all have complex family histories that profoundly shaped their religious beliefs. Research of their roots unearthed a story about the spiritual foundations of this country, an unrelenting struggle to achieve t...
produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 6, Maggie Gyllenhaal / Robert Downey, Jr.
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produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
Many Americans descend from a variety of European ethnicities, with ancestral roots across every country in Europe. Actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal are textbook examples of Americans with a rich medley of European immigrant stories in their family trees. Delve into their deep American roots in earl...
produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 7, Samuel L. Jackson / Condoleezza Rice / Ruth Simmons
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produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice and Brown University president, Ruth Simmons, have each climbed to the pinnacle of their profession, yet each started life as a second-class citizen in the Jim Crow south. DNA is used to investigate family mysteries: Where in Africa do they come from and who are the white men in...
produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 8, John Legend / Wanda Sykes / Margarett Cooper
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produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
Most African Americans struggle to trace their ancestors beyond Emancipation; slavery erased names and family ties with brutal efficiency. But what about the descendants of the handful of free black people who evaded bondage during that terrible time? Musician John Legend and comedian Wanda Sykes discover the extr...
produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 8, Sanjay Gupta / Margaret Cho / Martha Stewart
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produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
The three guests in this episode are all children of first- or second-generation immigrants and share the peculiar burdens of that heritage. In an episode that crisscrosses the planet, from India to Korea to Poland, catch a glimpse of three distinct yet oddly overlapping experiences of families leaving their homes...
produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 10, Michelle Rodriguez / Adrian Grenier / Linda Chavez
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produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
Michelle Rodriguez, Adrian Grenier and Linda Chavez all share Spanish colonial roots, yet each views their own identity very differently. In this episode we ask what it means to be Hispanic-and find that the answer lies in the tangled histories of European, Native American and African peoples. Crisscrossing Mexico...
produced by Jack Youngelson, fl. 1996-2014, Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, John Maggio, fl. 2001-2012, Julia Marchesi, fl. 2005-2015 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 1, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2012), 56 mins
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