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For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all.

Join Joyce Willis as she embarks on a riveting exploration into her family history.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. solves mysteries for 3 everyday Americans chosen to be guests.
Join speech therapist Megan Robertson as she delves into a longstanding family mystery.
FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season ten is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Media, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C.
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the surprising roots of Michael Douglas & Lena Dunham.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. maps family trees of comedian Tracy Morgan & actor Anthony Ramos.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares ancestry with actor Danielle Brooks & singer Dionne Warwick.
Henry Louis Gates explores the roots of journalist Sunny Hostin & actor Jesse Williams.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the roots of comedians Bob Odenkirk & Iliza Shlesinger
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps Sammy Hagar & Ed O’Neill discover deep family secrets.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. introduces LeVar Burton & Wes Studi to families they’ve never known
Ciara learns about her great-grandfather Luther's upbringing on a cotton farm
Valerie Bertinelli & Brendan Fraser discover ancestors who paved the way for their success
Henry Louis Gates , Jr. explores history & music with singers Alanis Morissette & Ciara.
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