Season 7

Corporate support for FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Seven is provided by Ancestry and Johnson & Johnson. Support is also provided by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Candace King Weir, the Lloyd Carney Foundation, and by the Zegar Family Foundation, Demond Martin, and the Ben Horowitz Fund through the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis. Major support is provided

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Finding Your Roots

Laughing on the Inside

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. investigates the family history of Roy Wood, Jr. and Lewis Black.

Laughing on the Inside

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Finding Your Roots

On Broadway

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. examines the family histories of Audra McDonald and Mandy Patinkin.

On Broadway

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Finding Your Roots

Anchored to the Past

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers the lineages of Gretchen Carlson and Don Lemon.

Anchored to the Past

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Finding Your Roots

The New World

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces ancestors of John Lithgow and Maria Hinojosa.

The New World

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Finding Your Roots

Country Roots

Henry Louis Gates Jr. uncovers the diverse backgrounds of Clint Black and Rosanne Cash.

Country Roots

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Finding Your Roots

Write My Name in the Book of Life

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps musician Pharrell Williams and filmmaker Kasi Lemmons.

Write My Name in the Book of Life

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Finding Your Roots

The Shirts on Their Backs

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the immigrant roots of actors Tony Shalhoub and Christopher

The Shirts on Their Backs

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Finding Your Roots

No Irish Need Apply

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Jane Lynch and comedian Jim Gaffigan.

No Irish Need Apply

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Finding Your Roots

Against All Odds

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers the lineages that claim Andy Cohen and Nina Totenberg.

Against All Odds

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Finding Your Roots

To the Manor Born

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers the lineages that claim Glenn Close and John Waters.

To the Manor Born