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Finding Yours Roots - January 2021
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FINDING YOUR ROOTS
Tuesdays, 7 PM

This month, Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of journalist Gayle King, film director Jordan Peele and comedian Issa Rae; retraces immigrant journeys with Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, news anchor Norah O’Donnell and fashion designer Zac Posen; and discovers the lineages of actor Glenn Close, director John Waters, talk show host Andy Cohen and journalist Nina Totenberg.


FINDING YOUR ROOTS
BREAKING SILENCES
TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 7 PM

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family secrets of journalist Gayle King, film director Jordan Peele, and comedian Issa Rae, introducing them to ancestors who raise profound questions about the shape and meaning of their family trees.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 01/05/2021 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/07/2021 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 01/10/2021 @ 3 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 01/11/2021 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Mon, 01/11/2021 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Mon, 01/11/2021 @ 8 AM
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sun, 01/10/2021 @ 8 PM
Finding Your Roots

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Gayle King, Jordan Peele, and Issa Rae discover surprising roots.


Finding Your Roots

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Nancy Pelosi, Norah O’Donnell, and Zac Posen discover surprising roots.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS
COMING TO AMERICA
TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 7 PM

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, news anchor Norah O’Donnell and fashion designer Zac Posen explore their immigrant roots, retracing the journeys of their ancestors who arrived in the United States with little more than a dream and revealing why that dream is still so inspiring today.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 01/12/2021 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/14/2021 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 01/18/2021 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sun, 01/17/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Mon, 01/18/2021 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Mon, 01/18/2021 @ 8 AM

FINDING YOUR ROOTS
TO THE MANOR BORN
TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 7 PM

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers the privileged lineages that claim actor Glenn Close and director John Waters as descendants, introducing ancestors who are as bold and independent as they are.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 01/19/2021 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/21/2021 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 01/25/2021 @ 4 AM
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sun, 01/24/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Mon, 01/25/2021 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Mon, 01/25/2021 @ 8 AM

FINDING YOUR ROOTS
TOUGH TIMES
TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 7 PM

Guests include Andy Cohen and Nina Totenberg who both have ancestors who had to fight to survive.

Airdates:

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 01/26/2021 @ 7:00 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Thu, 01/28/2021 @ 4:00 AM
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sun, 01/31/2021 @ 8:00 PM
  • WTVP-WR 47.3 - Mon, 02/01/2021 @ 12:00 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 02/01/2021 @ 4:00 AM