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Finding your roots the official companion to the PBS series by Gates, Henry Louis Jr

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Includes index.

Other titlesFinding your roots (Television program)
StatementHenry Louis Gates Jr. ; foreword by David Altshuler
LC ClassificationsCS16 .G365 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 330 pages
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27166530M
ISBN 101469618001
ISBN 109781469618005
LC Control Number2014011444

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Jul 16,  · On PBS’s Finding Your Roots, Henry Louis Gates Jr. allows celebrities like Scarlett Johannsson and Questlove to better understand themselves by helping them to discover their family histories and ancestral Aviva Legatt. Preview the new season of Finding Your Roots. with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Watch the trailer. Ancestry® is proud to support this inspiring family history series. 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 . Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is a documentary television series hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. that premiered on March 25, on PBS. In each episode, celebrities are presented with a "book of life" that is compiled with information researched by professional genealogists that allows them to view their ancestral histories, learn about familial connections and discover secrets about their No. of episodes: 45 (list of episodes).

May 01,  · Finding Your Roots Online is the first to offer readers a step-by-step reference, using real examples, for using the Internet effectively in genealogical research. Nancy Hendrickson's structured, easy-to-follow approach covers the basics of sound genealogical research, 5/5(5). Nov 06,  · From PBS - The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of the new series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Continuing on the quest begun in his previous projects, African American Lives, African American Lives 2, and Faces of America, Gates finds new ways to, as he says. For anyone interested in checking back even one generation, this book will be devoured–especially once readers see how much fun tracking long-lost relatives can be. 10 in stock. Finding Your Roots quantity. Add to cart. Be the first to review “Finding Your Roots” Click here to cancel reply. Apr 23,  · Whose Charts are shown on PBS "Finding Your Roots" Series? I really enjoyed the "Finding Your Roots" show on PBS last night, hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The celebrities were actors Robert Downey, Jr. amd Maggie Gyllenhaal.