Finding your roots. Season 6

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Summary
The family histories of well-known Americans are unearthed with genealogical and genetic tools. ~ Jeff Gemmill, Rovi
Contents
Hollywood royalty (Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Isabella Rossellini)
Off the farm (Melissa McCarthy, Eric Stonestreet)
Homecomings (Sterling K. Brown, Sasheer Zamata, Jon Batiste)
This land is my land (Queen Latifah, Jeffrey Wright)
Beyond the pale (Jeff Goldblum, Terry Gross, Marc Maron)
Secrets & lies (Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, Amy Ryan)
Science pioneers (Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, Harold E. Varmus)
Slave trade (Ava DuVernay, S. Epatha Merkerson, Questlove)
Italian roots (Jimmy Kimmel, Marisa Tomei, John Turturro)
Criminal kind (Laura Linney, Lisa Ling, Soledad O'Brien)
Fashion's roots (Diane van Fürstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, RuPaul Charles)
DNA mysteries (Ann Curry, Téa Leoni, Joe Madison)
War stories (Kehinde Wiley, Julianne Moore, Bill Hader)
Flight (Lupita Nyong'o, Lidia Bastianich, Scarlett Johansson)
Breaking silences (Gayle King, Jordan Peele, Issa Rae)
Coming to America (Nancy Pelosi, Norah O'Donnell, Zac Posen).

Additional Information
Subjects Genealogy.
Celebrities -- United States -- Genealogy.
United States -- Genealogy.
Documentary television programs.
Educational television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Arlington, Virginia] :PBS,2020
[Arlington, Virginia] :PBS Distribution,
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Finding your roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Contributors Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., host, screenwriter, television producer.
McGee, Dyllan, television producer.
Streeter, Sabin, television director, television producer.
Whetstone, Krista, television director.
Kunhardt, Peter W., television producer.
Gleason, Josh, television producer.
Pointdujor, Prisca, television producer.
Sorin, Jennifer, television producer.
Warchol, Natalia, television producer.
Wilson, Elizabeth Woller, television producer.
Huston, Anjelica, onscreen participant.
Farrow, Mia, 1945- onscreen participant.
Rossellini, Isabella, onscreen participant.
McCarthy, Melissa, 1969- onscreen participant.
Stonestreet, Eric, 1971- onscreen participant.
Brown, Sterling K., onscreen participant.
Batiste, Jon, 1986- onscreen participant.
Queen Latifah, 1970- onscreen participant.
Zamata, Sasheer, 1986- onscreen participant.
Goldblum, Jeff, 1952- onscreen participant.
Gross, Terry, onscreen participant.
Maron, Marc, onscreen participant.
Weaver, Sigourney, 1949- onscreen participant.
Machado, Justina, 1972- onscreen participant.
Ryan, Amy, onscreen participant.
Collins, Francis S., onscreen participant.
Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946- onscreen participant.
Varmus, Harold, onscreen participant.
DuVernay, Ava, onscreen participant.
Merkerson, S. Epatha, 1952- onscreen participant.
Questlove, onscreen participant.
Kimmel, Jimmy, 1967- onscreen participant.
Tomei, Marisa, onscreen participant.
Turturro, John, 1957- onscreen participant.
Linney, Laura, onscreen participant.
Von Furstenberg, Diane, onscreen participant.
Ling, Lisa, onscreen participant.
Rodriguez, Narciso, onscreen participant.
O'Brien, Soledad, 1966- onscreen participant.
RuPaul, 1960- onscreen participant.
Curry, Ann, 1956- onscreen participant.
Leoni, Téa, 1966- onscreen participant.
Madison, Joe, 1949- onscreen participant.
Wiley, Kehinde, 1977- onscreen participant.
Moore, Julianne, onscreen participant.
Hader, Bill, 1978- onscreen participant.
Nyong'o, Lupita, onscreen participant.
Bastianich, Lidia, onscreen participant.
Johansson, Scarlett, 1984- onscreen participant.
King, Gayle, onscreen participant.
Peele, Jordan, 1979- onscreen participant.
Rae, Issa, onscreen participant.
Pelosi, Nancy, 1940- onscreen participant.
Wright, Jeffrey (Jeffrey Charles), 1965- onscreen participant.
O'Donnell, Norah, onscreen participant.
Posen, Zac, onscreen participant.
Bacon, Michael, 1948- composer.
McGee Media (Firm), production company.
Inkwell Media, production company.
Kunhardt Films (Firm), production company.
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), production company.
Ark Media (Firm), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Participants/Performers Host, Henry Louis Gates Jr. ; guests, Angelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Isabella Rosellini, Melissa McCarthy, Eric Stonestreet, Sterling K. Brown, Sasheer Zamata, Jon Batiste, Queen Latifah, Jeffrey Wright, Jeff Goldblum, Terry Gross, Marc Maron, Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, Amy Ryan, Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, Harold E. Varmus, Ava DuVernay, S. Epatha Merkerson, Questlove, Jimmy Kimmel, Marisa Tomei, John Turturro, Laura Linney, Lisa Ling, Soledad O'Brien, Diane van Fürstenberg, Narisco Rogriguez, RuPaul Charles, Ann Curry, Téa Leoni, Joe Madison, Kehinde Wiley, Julianne Moore, Bill Hader, Lupita Nyong'o, Lidia Bastianich, Scarlett Johansson, Gayle King, Jordan Peele, Issa Rae, Nancy Pelosi, Norah O'Donnell, Zac Posen.
Other Contributors Original score, Michael Bacon.
Audience TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-PG (parental guidance suggested; this program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children).
Language English
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of hearing (SDH).
Notes Documentary.
Originally broadcast as episodes comprising Season 6 of the television series: Finding your roots.
Program content: ©2020.
System Details DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 10 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781531712839
1531712835
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