Faces of America

Faces of America

U.S. celebrities uncover their ancestry and learn their place in America's history.

What made America? What makes us? These two questions are at the heart of the new PBS series Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The Harvard scholar turns to the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore the family histories of 12 renowned Americans.

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Biographies

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Henry Louis Gates Jr. turns to the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore the family histories of 12 renowned Americans.

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