Finding Your Roots

One of the Most Prominent African Americans in Washington

Clip: Season 8 Episode 1 | 1m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

Despite being born into slavery, Rebecca Hall’s great-grandfather, John Ewing, went on to work at the U.S. Treasury, attend Howard University and befriend Frederick Douglass.

Aired: 01/04/22

Rating: NR

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A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 4, 2022 at 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.

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