Finding Your Roots - Season 1

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Finding Your Roots
Season 1

2012

Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.

Directors
Caitlin McNally, Jack Youngelson, Jesse Sweet, John Maggio, Julia Marchesi, Sabin Streeter
Features
Henry Louis Gates

In This Series

Harry Connick, Jr./Branford Marsalis
Harry Connick, Jr./Branford Marsalis
Cory Booker/John Lewis
Cory Booker/John Lewis
Barbara Walters/Geoffrey Canada
Barbara Walters/Geoffrey Canada
Kevin Bacon/Kyra Sedgwick
Kevin Bacon/Kyra Sedgwick
Angela Buchdahl/Rick Warren/Yasir Qadhi
Angela Buchdahl/Rick Warren/Yasir Qadhi
Maggie Gyllenhaal/Robert Downey, Jr.
Maggie Gyllenhaal/Robert Downey, Jr.
Samuel L. Jackson/Condoleezza Rice/Ruth Simmons
Samuel L. Jackson/Condoleezza Rice/Ruth Simmons
Sanjay Gupta/Margaret Cho/Martha Stewart
Sanjay Gupta/Margaret Cho/Martha Stewart
John Legend/Wanda Sykes/Margarett Cooper
John Legend/Wanda Sykes/Margarett Cooper
Michelle Rodriguez/Adrian Grenier/Linda Chavez
Michelle Rodriguez/Adrian Grenier/Linda Chavez