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Criminal Kind

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Criminal Kind

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Laura Linney and journalists Lisa Ling and Soledad O’Brien—telling them stories of tricksters, scoundrels, and outright criminals, who nevertheless laid the groundwork for their success.
S6 E10 Length 52:16 Premiere: 2.25.20

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Finding Your Roots

About Finding Your Roots

For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all.

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Season 6

Criminal Kind

S6 E10 Length 52:16 Premiere Date 2.25.20

Italian Roots

S6 E9 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 2.18.20

Slave Trade

S6 E8 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 2.11.20

Science Pioneers

S6 E7 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 2.4.20

Secrets & Lies

S6 E6 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 1.28.20

Beyond the Pale

S6 E5 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 1.21.20

This Land Is My Land

S6 E4 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 1.14.20

Homecomings

S6 E3 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 1.7.20

Off the Farm

S6 E2 Length 52:36 Premiere Date 10.15.19

Hollywood Royalty

S6 E1 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 10.8.19

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