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Finding Your Roots

Season 7 Official Preview

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres on January 19 at 8/7c!

Season 7 Official Preview

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Finding Your Roots

Season 7 Inside Look

The new season premieres Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

Season 7 Inside Look

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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 Preview

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

Anchored to the Past Preview

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Finding Your Roots

The New World Preview

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

The New World Preview

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Finding Your Roots

Maria’s 11th Great-Grandfather

Maria Hinojosa discovers that she is the 11th great-granddaughter of a conquistador.

Maria’s 11th Great-Grandfather

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Finding Your Roots

Learning About Antonio

Maria Hinojosa discovers that her great-great grandfather was an investor in railways.

Learning About Antonio

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Finding Your Roots

John Lithgow’s Ongoing Cousin Reveal

John Lithgow learns that he is distant cousins with Clint Eastwood and other celebrities.

John Lithgow’s Ongoing Cousin Reveal

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Finding Your Roots

Imprisoned Puritan Great-Grandfather

John Lithgow learns that his great-grandfather was arrested for his religious beliefs.

Imprisoned Puritan Great-Grandfather

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Finding Your Roots

Fleeing from the Dominican Republic

John Lithgow finds out that his great great grandfather was on the front line of the war.

Fleeing from the Dominican Republic

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Finding Your Roots

A Surprise in DNA

Clint Black discovers that he is 1% Sub-Saharan African.

A Surprise in DNA

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Finding Your Roots

Revolutionary War Hero

Clint Black finds out he is a descendent of a Revolutionary War hero.

Revolutionary War Hero

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Finding Your Roots

Johnny Cash was an Amateur Genealogist

Rosanne Cash opens up about how her father, Johnny Cash, was an amateur genealogist.

Johnny Cash was an Amateur Genealogist

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Finding Your Roots

DNA cousins with Angela Bassett

Rosanne Cash discovers that she is DNA cousins with Angela Bassett.

DNA cousins with Angela Bassett

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Finding Your Roots

A Descendant of a Musician

Clint Black discovers the truth behind his great-grandfather's immigration.

A Descendant of a Musician

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Finding Your Roots

Country Roots Preview

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

Country Roots Preview

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Finding Your Roots

African American Ancestry

Rosanne Cash discovers that she has African American ancestry.

African American Ancestry

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Finding Your Roots

Write My Name in the Book of Life Preview

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

Write My Name in the Book of Life Preview

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Finding Your Roots

What Art Is About

Kasi Lemmons opens up about her reasoning behind her chosen projects.

What Art Is About

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Finding Your Roots

The Impact of "Happy"

Pharrell Williams discusses the power behind his popular song, “Happy.”

The Impact of "Happy"

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Finding Your Roots

Experiencing Slavery So Intimately

Pharrell Williams opens up about the impact of learning about his family tree.

Experiencing Slavery So Intimately

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Finding Your Roots

DNA Cousins with Kevin Bacon

Kasi Lemmons learns that she is DNA cousins with Kevin Bacon.

DNA Cousins with Kevin Bacon

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Finding Your Roots

Direct African Descendants

Kasi Lemmons learns the story behind her family's last name.

Direct African Descendants