Season 6

Major corporate support for FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Six is provided by Ancestry, Johnson & Johnson and AT&T. Major support is also provided by the Ford Foundation, Candace King Weir, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.

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Coming to America

Nancy Pelosi, Norah O’Donnell, and Zac Posen discover surprising roots.

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Coming to America

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Breaking Silences

Gayle King, Jordan Peele, and Issa Rae discover surprising roots.

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Breaking Silences

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Flight

Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong’o, and Lidia Bastianich discover surprising roots.

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Flight

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War Stories

Julianne Moore, Bill Hader, and Kehinde Wiley discover surprising rates.

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War Stories

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DNA Mysteries

Téa Leoni and Joe Madison discover surprising roots.

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DNA Mysteries

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Fashion's Roots

Diane Von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, and RuPaul Charles discover surprising roots.

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Fashion's Roots

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Finding Your Roots

Criminal Kind

Laura Linney, Lisa Ling, and Soledad O’Brien discover surprising roots.

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Criminal Kind

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Italian Roots

Jimmy Kimmel, Marisa Tomei, and John Turturro meet ancestors who made immense sacrifices.

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Italian Roots

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Slave Trade

Ava DuVernay, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Questlove discover unexpected family histories.

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Slave Trade

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Science Pioneers

Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Harold E. Varmus learn their family histories.

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Science Pioneers

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Finding Your Roots

Secrets & Lies

Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, and Amy Ryan unearth surprising family histories.

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Secrets & Lies

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Finding Your Roots

Beyond the Pale

Jeff Goldblum, Terry Gross, and Marc Maron uncover unknown family histories.

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Beyond the Pale

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This Land Is My Land

Queen Latifah and Jeffrey Wright discover unexpected family trees.

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This Land Is My Land

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Homecomings

Sterling K. Brown, Jon Batiste, and Shasheer Zamata learn their family histories.

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Homecomings

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Off the Farm

Dr. Gates helps Melissa McCarthy and Eric Stonestreet answer family mysteries.

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Off the Farm

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Hollywood Royalty

Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, and Isabella Rosselini learn their family histories.

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Hollywood Royalty