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Finding your roots

Gates, Henry Louis

This 10-part series, with the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., delves into the genealogy and genetics of famous Americans, combining history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family and identity in today's America. Professor Gates shakes loose captivating stories and surprises in the family trees of Kevin Bacon, Robert Downey, Jr., Branford Marsalis, John Legend, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters and Rick Warren, among many others.

Rating: Not rated.

with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. [and others] ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and WNET ; in association with Ark Media.

DVD; NTSC, region 1.

Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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