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Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Jeff Goldblum's Mother Taught Him to Stand up for Himself

Finding Your Roots

Jeff Goldblum's Mother Taught Him to Stand up for Himself

Jeff Goldblum shares how his mother taught him to use the element of surprise.

Jeff Goldblum's Mother Taught Him to Stand up for Himself

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Terry Gross on Feeling Culturally Jewish

Finding Your Roots

Terry Gross on Feeling Culturally Jewish

Though raised Jewish, Terry Gross was never told much about her Jewish ancestors.

Terry Gross on Feeling Culturally Jewish

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots A Joyful and Playful Mother

Finding Your Roots

A Joyful and Playful Mother

Jeff Goldblum's mother liked to think of herself as a weaver of enchantment and charm.

A Joyful and Playful Mother

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Beyond the Pale Preview

Finding Your Roots

Beyond the Pale Preview

Jeff Goldblum, Terry Gross, and Marc Maron uncover unknown family histories.

Beyond the Pale Preview

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Family Roots in U.S Back to 1776

Finding Your Roots

Family Roots in U.S Back to 1776

Queen Latifah discovers family roots that reinforce a conviction she has always felt.

Family Roots in U.S Back to 1776

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots A Grandfather's Imagery as a Black Man

Finding Your Roots

A Grandfather's Imagery as a Black Man

Even today, Jeffrey Wright stands in awe of his grandfather's work ethic.

A Grandfather's Imagery as a Black Man

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Taking Strength from Ancestors

Finding Your Roots

Taking Strength from Ancestors

Jeffrey Wright shares the strength and empowerment he draws from his ancestry.

Taking Strength from Ancestors

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots This Land Is My Land Preview

Finding Your Roots

This Land Is My Land Preview

Queen Latifah and Jeffrey Wright discover unexpected family trees.

This Land Is My Land Preview

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Homecomings Preview

Finding Your Roots

Homecomings Preview

Sterling K. Brown, Jon Batiste, and Shasheer Zamata learn their family histories.

Homecomings Preview

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Sterling K. Brown Recalls Last Moment He Saw His Dad Alive

Finding Your Roots

Sterling K. Brown Recalls Last Moment He Saw His Dad Alive

Sterling K. Brown emotionally recalls seeing his Dad for the last time before his death.

Sterling K. Brown Recalls Last Moment He Saw His Dad Alive

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Jon Batiste's Grandmother Moves to Oregon

Finding Your Roots

Jon Batiste's Grandmother Moves to Oregon

Dr. Gates reveals why Jon Batiste's grandmothermoved from Georgia to Oregon.

Jon Batiste's Grandmother Moves to Oregon

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Jon Batiste Ancestor Seen As "Property"

Finding Your Roots

Jon Batiste Ancestor Seen As "Property"

Jon Batiste's ancestor, at age 3, is listed on a ledger as being someone’s "property."

Jon Batiste Ancestor Seen As "Property"

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Jon Batiste’s Ancestor Signs Name With “X”

Finding Your Roots

Jon Batiste’s Ancestor Signs Name With “X”

Jon Batiste discovers his ancestor signed his name with “X” when registering to vote.

Jon Batiste’s Ancestor Signs Name With “X”

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Sasheer Zamata's Great-Grandfather Founded the Town of Fargo

Finding Your Roots

Sasheer Zamata's Great-Grandfather Founded the Town of Fargo

Sasheer Zamata's ancestor used 40 acres of his farm to a found a town for black homeowners

Sasheer Zamata's Great-Grandfather Founded the Town of Fargo

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Sterling K. Brown Learns About His Grandmother's Death

Finding Your Roots

Sterling K. Brown Learns About His Grandmother's Death

Sterling K. Brown learns that his father also lost a parent at a very young age.

Sterling K. Brown Learns About His Grandmother's Death

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots A Great-Great-Grandfather's Scandal

Finding Your Roots

A Great-Great-Grandfather's Scandal

Henry Lewis Gates Jr. reveals Melissa's great-great-grandfather's scandal.

A Great-Great-Grandfather's Scandal

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots The Name Stonestreet

Finding Your Roots

The Name Stonestreet

Henry Lewis Gates Jr. discovers how the name Stonestreet came to be.

The Name Stonestreet

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Off the Farm Preview

Finding Your Roots

Off the Farm Preview

Dr. Gates helps Eric Stonestreet and Melissa McCarthy learn their family histories.

Off the Farm Preview

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Melissa's Great-Grandfather

Finding Your Roots

Melissa's Great-Grandfather

Henry Lewis Gates Jr. talks through Melissa's Great-grandfather's death and how it affecte

Melissa's Great-Grandfather

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Keeping Family Close

Finding Your Roots

Keeping Family Close

Melissa talks about keeping her family close and how it must come from her genetics.

Keeping Family Close

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Family Work Ethic

Finding Your Roots

Family Work Ethic

Eric talks about getting his work ethic from his dad and grandfather.

Family Work Ethic

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Eric’s Kansas Roots

Finding Your Roots

Eric’s Kansas Roots

Henry Lewis Gates Jr. reveals the first member of Eric's family to come to Kansas.

Eric’s Kansas Roots