Extras

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Connecting the African American past to the present

Faces of America

Connecting the African American past to the present

Elizabeth Alexander talks about her family’s accomplishments.

Connecting the African American past to the present

Video thumbnail: Faces of America What's in a name?

Faces of America

What's in a name?

Yo-Yo Ma reveals the origin of his unusual first name.

What's in a name?

Video thumbnail: Faces of America What makes us who we are?

Faces of America

What makes us who we are?

Malcolm Gladwell and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discuss the factors that inform our identity.

What makes us who we are?

Video thumbnail: Faces of America What it means to be Japanese-American

Faces of America

What it means to be Japanese-American

Kristi Yamaguchi reflects on what she's learned about her ancestry.

What it means to be Japanese-American

Video thumbnail: Faces of America What it means to be African American

Faces of America

What it means to be African American

Elizabeth Alexander and Henry Louis Gates discuss what it means to be African American.

What it means to be African American

Video thumbnail: Faces of America What "home" means to me

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What "home" means to me

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. asks Yo-Yo Ma what he hopes to learn about his ancestry.

What "home" means to me

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Texan pride

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Texan pride

Eva Longoria talks about what it was like to grow up as a "Texican."

Texan pride

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Stories of the past

Faces of America

Stories of the past

Kristi Yamaguchi discusses what she hopes to learn about her ancestors.

Stories of the past

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Returning to China

Faces of America

Returning to China

Yo-Yo Ma discusses the first time he visited China as an adult.

Returning to China

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Relationships between Europeans and American Indians

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Relationships between Europeans and American Indians

Louise Erdrich discusses the fractious relationship between settlers and American Indians.

Relationships between Europeans and American Indians

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Reactions to an interracial marriage

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Reactions to an interracial marriage

Malcolm Gladwell relates the reactions o his parents' interracial marriage.

Reactions to an interracial marriage

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Native Americans and the importance of ancestry

Faces of America

Native Americans and the importance of ancestry

Louise Erdrich on why ancestral history is central to the existence of Native Americans

Native Americans and the importance of ancestry

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Native American connections

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Native American connections

Eva Longoria learns of her Native American ancestry.

Native American connections

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Loyalty, sacrifice, and persecution

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Loyalty, sacrifice, and persecution

Kristi Yamaguchi and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discuss how Japanese were treated during WWII.

Loyalty, sacrifice, and persecution

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Love during wartime

Faces of America

Love during wartime

Dr. Oz tells the story of how his grandfather and grandmother met and married in Turkey.

Love during wartime

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Learning English the hard way

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Learning English the hard way

Dr. Oz tells the story of how his father worked as a doctor in Cleveland.

Learning English the hard way

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Land disputes on the Western frontier

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Land disputes on the Western frontier

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the Longoria family's struggles to protect their land.

Land disputes on the Western frontier

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Keeping cultural connections alive

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Keeping cultural connections alive

Queen Noor talks about special cultural traditions that keep her tied to her Arabic roots.

Keeping cultural connections alive

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Faces of America

Japanese heritage and Olympic gold

Kristi Yamaguchi talks about how her Japanese heritage affected public perception.

Japanese heritage and Olympic gold

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Islam and identity

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. asks Dr. Oz about how his Muslim faith affects his sense of self.

Islam and identity

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Growing up Italian in Washington state

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Growing up Italian in Washington state

Mario Batali relates stories of Italian ancestry within his family.

Growing up Italian in Washington state

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Growing up English, Jamaican and Canadian

Faces of America

Growing up English, Jamaican and Canadian

Malcolm Gladwell discusses his upbringing in Canada.

Growing up English, Jamaican and Canadian

Video thumbnail: Faces of America Going back to Italy

Faces of America

Going back to Italy

Mario Batali talks about moving back to Italy as a young man to cook Italian food.

Going back to Italy