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This Land Is My Land (#604) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of entertainer Queen Latifah and actor Jeffrey Wright, redefining their sense of the black experience -- and challenging preconceptions about America's past.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 20, 2020 -- 6:00am
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Beyond The Pale (#605) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the Jewish heritages of actor Jeff Goldblum, radio host Terry Gross and comedian Marc Maron, uncovering previously unknown stories that show each shares much more with their ancestors than a religious tradition.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 21, 2020 -- 8:00pm Remind me
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Secrets & Lies (#606) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado and Amy Ryan unearth surprising revelations about their family histories, forever altering how they see themselves.

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Science Pioneers (#607) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson and Harold Varmus, three pioneering scientists who've made dramatic contributions to our understanding of the world while knowing little about their own ancestry.

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Slave Trade (#608) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson and musician Questlove to the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery, upending their notions of African American history.

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The Vanguard (#404) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, filmmaker Ava DuVernay, and author and activist Janet Mock see their basic assumptions about their families challenged, placing their ancestors - of all colors - into the greater context of black history.

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Italian Roots (#609) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

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Criminal Kind (#610H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Laura Linney and journalists Lisa Ling and Soledad O'Brien, telling them stories of tricksters, scoundrels and outright criminals, who nevertheless laid the groundwork for their success.

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