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.
Tragedy + Time = Comedy (#304H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
Uncover a history of tragedies and triumphs in the families of three of America's funniest men-Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader-as they learn how comedy truly has its place in all aspects of life.
- KQED World: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 -- 8:00pm
Family Reunions (#307H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Uncover family mysteries about two legends of hip hop, Sean Combs and LL Cool J, through the use of DNA technology that reveals information that shakes their very foundations.
The Pioneers (#308H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
Discover how Neil Patrick Harris, Gloria Steinem and Sandra Cisneros are connected to pioneers who broke new ground and paved the way for their modern-day descendants to continue shaping our culture.
Visionaries (#305H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Discover how the ancestors of business mogul Richard Branson and architects Maya Lin and Frank Gehry took audacious risks to create opportunities, and how their luck, ingenuity and chutzpah was passed on to these three visionaries.
- KQED World: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
War Stories (#306H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Uncover a long history of military service in the families of Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain, and how this has instilled in each of them an enduring spirit of strength and integrity.
- KQED World: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me