Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr..

Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. has hosted several PBS series that examine U.S. history. In "Finding Your Roots," the Harvard professor continues his quest to "get into the DNA of American culture." In each episode, celebrities view ancestral histories, sometimes learn of connections to famous/infamous people, discover secrets, and share the emotional experience with viewers. Analyzing genetic code, DNA diagnosticians trace bloodlines and occasionally debunk long-held beliefs.

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Tue, 3/2 at 7:00 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS HDTV

To the Manor Born

Actress Glenn Close and filmmaker John Waters discover their privileged lineages.

Wed, 3/3 at 3:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS HDTV

To the Manor Born

Actress Glenn Close and filmmaker John Waters discover their privileged lineages.

Tue, 3/9 at 7:00 pm America/Chicago on Austin PBS HDTV

Against All Odds

Andy Cohen and Nina Totenberg learn about their ancestors who had to fight to survive.

Wed, 3/10 at 3:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS HDTV

Against All Odds

Andy Cohen and Nina Totenberg learn about their ancestors who had to fight to survive.