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This three season series, with renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Utilizing a team of genealogists, Professor Gates reconstructs the paper trail left behind by our ancestors and the world’s leading geneticists to decode our DNA and help us travel thousands of years into the past to discover the origins of our earliest forebears. Each story illuminates the vast patchwork of ethnicity, race and experience that makes up the fabric of America.

Guests include Anderson Cooper, Billie Jean King, Stephen King, Nas, Kevin Bacon, Robert Downey Jr., Keenan Ivory Wayans, Cory Booker, Angela Buchdal, Geoffrey Canada, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Samuel L. Jackson, John Legend, John Lewis, Yasir Qadhi, Condoleezza Rice, Michelle Rodriguez, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters, Rick Warren, Shonda Rhimes, Jimmy Kimmel and many more.

Season 1: 10×60

Season 2: 9×60

Season 3: 9×60