Finding Your Roots Season 7

Season 7

Finding Your Roots Season 7

First Air Date: January 19, 2021

First Aired on    :   2021
Episodes    :   7 episodes



Episodes

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7x07 The New World (April 13, 2021)


Guests: John Lithgow and Maria Hinojosa. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces ancestors of actor John Lithgow and journalist Maria Hinojosa who thrived in North America long before the birth of the United States.


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7x06 Country Roots (February 23, 2021)


Guests: Clint Black and Rosanne Cash. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the remarkably diverse backgrounds of country music icons Clint Black and Rosanne Cash.


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7x05 Write My Name in the Book of Life (February 16, 2021)


Guests: Pharrell Williams and Kasi Lemmons. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps musician Pharrell Williams and filmmaker Kasi Lemmons uncover extraordinarily rare first-person accounts of their enslaved ancestors.


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7x04 The Shirts on Their Backs (February 09, 2021)


Guests: Tony Shalhoub and Christopher Meloni. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the immigrant roots of actors Tony Shalhoub and Christopher Meloni, introducing ancestors who came to America to build a better life.


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7x03 No Irish Need Apply (February 02, 2021)


Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Jane Lynch and comedian Jim Gaffigan, revealing the Irish American experience through their families.


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7x02 The Mole Agent (January 26, 2021)


Guests: Andy Cohen and Nina Totenberg. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. introduces Andy Cohen and Nina Totenberg to their survivor ancestors.


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7x01 To the Manor Born (January 19, 2021)


Guests: Glenn Close and John Waters. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers the privileged lineages of Glenn Close and John Waters.




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