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Finding Your Roots Previous Broadcasts

Dreaming of a New Land (Episode #504H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 21, 2019 -- 8:00 PM

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores with Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg and Kal Penn the tremendous challenges faced by their immigrant forebears. From Italy, Russia and India to America, their histories show success could take generations to achieve.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 22, 2019 -- 2:00 AM

All in the Family (Episode #510H)

KQED Plus: Tue, May 21, 2019 -- 10:00 AM

Radio host Joe Madison receives startling family news, and series host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. learns his own DNA story. Also features the "Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings" STEM Camp, with science and history inspiring the next generation.

Reporting on the Reporters (Episode #503)

KQED World: Sun, May 19, 2019 -- 4:00 PM

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling that the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been covering for the world.

All in the Family (Episode #510H)

KQED Plus: Wed, May 15, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

Radio host Joe Madison receives startling family news, and series host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. learns his own DNA story. Also features the "Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings" STEM Camp, with science and history inspiring the next generation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 19, 2019 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 16, 2019 -- 1:00 AM

Grandparents and Other Strangers (Episode #501H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 14, 2019 -- 8:00 PM

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Andy Samberg and author George R. R. Martin answer some family mysteries when DNA detective work uncovers new branches of their family trees. The DNA analysis upends family history and reveals new relatives.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 15, 2019 -- 2:00 AM

The Eye of the Beholder (Episode #509H)

KQED Plus: Wed, May 8, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares the family histories of director Alejandro G. Inarritu, iconoclastic performance artist Marina Abramovic and painter Kehinde Wiley. These visionary artists find their identities challenged -- and affirmed.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 14, 2019 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 12, 2019 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 9, 2019 -- 1:00 AM

Reporting on the Reporters (Episode #503)

KQED 9: Tue, May 7, 2019 -- 8:00 PM

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling that the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been covering for the world.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 8, 2019 -- 2:00 AM

Hard Times (Episode #508H)

KQED Plus: Wed, May 1, 2019 -- 7:00 PM

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Laura Linney and Chloe Sevigny -- three people whose distant ancestors overcame great hardships in ways that resonate with their lives today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 7, 2019 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 5, 2019 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 2, 2019 -- 1:00 AM
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    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

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      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

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