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    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 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 The legacy of British colonialism and Irish Americans

    Faces of America

    The legacy of British colonialism and Irish Americans

    Stephen Colbert talks about what it means to be Irish in America.

    The legacy of British colonialism and Irish Americans

    Video thumbnail: Faces of America The trip that changed everything

    Faces of America

    The trip that changed everything

    Yo-Yo Ma tells a story about his childhood visit to New York City.

    The trip that changed everything

    Video thumbnail: Faces of America Family, race and color

    Faces of America

    Family, race and color

    Malcolm Gladwell talks about variations in race and “skin politics” among West Indians.

    Family, race and color

    Video thumbnail: Faces of America A grandmother's influence

    Faces of America

    A grandmother's influence

    Mario Batali reminisces about his grandmother.

    A grandmother's influence

    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 Land disputes on the Western frontier

    Faces of America

    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 What "home" means to me

    Faces of America

    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 Clifford Alexander and the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Faces of America

    Clifford Alexander and the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Elizabeth Alexander talks about her father and his role in quelling violence in D.C.

    Clifford Alexander and the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Faces of America

    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 Childhood stories

    Faces of America

    Childhood stories

    Queen Noor tells the story of her nomadic childhood.

    Childhood stories

    Video thumbnail: Faces of America The Colbert family history

    Faces of America

    The Colbert family history

    Stephen Colbert relates stories within his family about their ancestry in Canada.

    The Colbert family history

    Video thumbnail: Faces of America Learning English the hard way

    Faces of America

    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 Reactions to an interracial marriage

    Faces of America

    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 Family traditions and customs

    Faces of America

    Family traditions and customs

    Stephen Colbert talks about traditions and customs he's kept alive in his own family.

    Family traditions and customs

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

    Faces of America

    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 Loyalty, sacrifice, and persecution

    Faces of America

    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 Islam and identity

    Faces of America

    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 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 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 Native American connections

    Faces of America

    Native American connections

    Eva Longoria learns of her Native American ancestry.

    Native American connections

    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