Finding Your Roots
Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., and based on the formats of "African American Lives" and "Faces of America," this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.
Finding Your Roots Previous Broadcasts
The Irish Factor (Episode #302H)
KQED World: Sat, Dec 3, 2016 -- 3:00 PM
Explore the shared Irish ancestry of Soledad O'Brien, Bill O'Reilly and Bill Maher and how they have been deeply influenced by their Irish roots.
The Stories We Tell (Episode #301H)
KQED World: Sat, Dec 3, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Discover the unsolved mysteries behind the family stories of political organizer Donna Brazile, actor Ty Burrell and artist Kara Walker as they learn how the legacy of slavery has shaped their identities.