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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

William Bradford Going to Jail

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

William Bradford Going to Jail

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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

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

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Finding Your Roots

Dark Origins of A Surname

Pharrell Williams learns of the dark history behind his surname.

Dark Origins of A Surname

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Finding Your Roots

The Shirts on Their Backs Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the roots of Tony Shalhoub and Christopher Meloni.

The Shirts on Their Backs Preview

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Finding Your Roots

Only in America

Christopher Meloni discovers that his great-grandfather was an orphan.

Only in America

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Finding Your Roots

Finding an Agent in LA

Christopher Meloni opens up about how he found his passion in acting.

Finding an Agent in LA

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Finding Your Roots

Family Support

Tony Shalhoub opens up about how supportive his family is.

Family Support

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Finding Your Roots

DNA Cousin with Tina Fey

Tony Shalhoub discovers that he is DNA Cousins with Tina Fey.

DNA Cousin with Tina Fey

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Finding Your Roots

DNA Cousin with Nancy Pelosi

Christopher Meloni discovers he is DNA Cousins with Nancy Pelosi

DNA Cousin with Nancy Pelosi