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FINDING YOUR ROOTS: Coming To America

Journalist Norah O'Donnell while taping FINDING YOUR ROOTS.
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Journalist Norah O'Donnell while taping FINDING YOUR ROOTS.

Stream or tune in Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Friday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. on KPBS 2

On this episode, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, news anchor Norah O’Donnell and fashion designer Zac Posen explore their immigrant roots, retracing the journeys of their ancestors who arrived in the U.S. with little more than a dream.

Nancy Pelosi
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Nancy Pelosi

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Zac Posen
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Zac Posen

Join The Conversation:

Explore and share your family histories via social media, using the hashtag #FindingYourRoots.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS is on Facebook.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is on Facebook, Instagram, and you can follow @HenryLouisGates on Twitter.

Credits:

A production of McGee Media, Inkwell Films, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C., in association with Ark Media. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the writer, host, and executive producer. Dyllan McGee and Peter Kunhardt are executive producers. Dalton Delan and Anne Harrington are executive producers in charge for WETA. Bill Gardner is the executive in charge for PBS. Sabin Streeter of Ark Media is the senior producer. Hanna Olson is the series producer. Hazel Gurland-Pooler, Josh Gleason, Hannah Olson, Sabin Streeter and Jamila Wignot are directors.