Next Episode of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. is
Season 4 / Episode 12 and airs on 20 December 2017 01:00
Since the premiere of his groundbreaking series African American Lives (2006) through the first season of Finding Your Roots (2012), noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been helping peoplediscover long-lost relatives hidden for generations within the branches of their family trees. Professor Gates utilizes a team of genealogists to reconstruct the paper trail left behind by our ancestors and the world's leading geneticists to decode our DNA and help us travel thousands of years into the past to discover the origins of our earliest forebears.
Join Gates to uncover the paternal ancestry of Stephen King, Gloria Reuben and Courtney Vance.
Examine the ancestral origins of athletes Derek Jeter, Billie Jean King and Rebecca Lobo.
Learn how the lives of forebears of Ken Burns, Anderson Cooper and Anna Deavere Smith intersected.
Learn how the ancestors of Ben Affleck, Khandi Alexander and Ben Jealous fought for freedom.
Meet three chefs, Tom Colicchio, Ming Tsai and Aaron Sanchez, who cook the food of their ancestors.
Trace the roots of Nas, Angela Bassett and Valerie Jarrett into the heart of slavery.
Learn how forebears of Alan Dershowitz, Carole King and Tony Kushner persevered in the face of bias.
Explore the British influence in the lives of Deepak Chopra, Sally Field and Sting.
Watch as Tina Fey, David Sedaris and George Stephanopoulos recover lost stories of Greek ancestors.
See how DNA analysis reveals a family tree with a range of cultures and races for several guests.
Henry Louis Gates(Henry Louis Gates - Host)
Henry Louis Gates Jr.(Host)
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