Finding Your Roots

Episode Guide


Season 1


Michelle Rodriguez, Adrian Grenier And Linda Chave (#110)

Michelle Rodriguez, Adrian Grenier and Linda Chavez all share Latin-American roots, yet each views ...

John Legend, Wanda Sykes and Margarett Cooper (#109)

Most African Americans struggle to trace their ancestors beyond Emancipation; slavery erased names ...

Sanjay Gupta, Margaret Cho and Martha Stewart (#108)

The three guests in this episode are all children of first- or second-generation immigrants and ...

Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice & Ruth Simmons (#107)

Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice and Brown University President Ruth Simmons have each climbed ...

Maggie Gyllenhaal and Robert Downey, Jr. (#106)

Many American descend from a dense soups of European ethnicities; we could call them mutts, with ...

Angela Buchdahl, Rick Warren and Yasir Qadhi (#105)

Pastor Rick Warren, Rabbi Angela Buchdahl and Sheik Yasir Qadhi are of three different faiths, all ...

Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick (#104)

What do Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick have in common? They are both famous actors and both descend ...

Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada (#103)

What's in a name? Well, a lot, at least when it comes to piecing together your family history. For ...

Cory Booker and John Lewis (#102)

In this episode, we feature two African American politicians from different generations and ...

Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis (#101)

Their European immigrant ancestors blazed unconventional trails in America, from capturing British ...

Vermont Public Television is holding free screenings in February, March and April in commemoration of Black History Month.

In connection with The Story of the Jews, WNET Education is launching an essay contest for high school aged students to examine how stories shape our identities.

Meet some extraordinary women in Vermont.

A new PBS site for America's booming 50+ population as they plan for a new life stage.

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