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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. with Bernie Sanders on the set of FINDING YOUR ROOTS, Season 4.
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. with Bernie Sanders on the set of FINDING YOUR ROOTS, Season 4.

Stream now or tune in Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Friday, July 2 at 7 p.m. on KPBS 2

On this episode, comedian Larry David and politician Bernie Sanders discover they have more in common than they thought as they trace their roots from 1940s Brooklyn back to Jewish communities in Eastern Europe.

In Season 4 of FINDING YOUR ROOTS, Professor Gates explored the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures including Scarlett Johansson, Ted Danson, Larry David, Ava DuVernay, Bryant Gumbel, William H. Macy, Suzanne Malveaux, Ana Navarro, Amy Schumer, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Walken and more.

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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.