Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Season 2 Episode 9

Ancient Roots

Aired Sunday Nov 18, 2014 on PBS
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Ancient Roots

Tina Fey, David Sedaris and George Stephanopoulos, who are each descended from Greek immigrants to the U.S., learn about their roots. Fey discovers that one ancestor was a hero in the Greek War of Independence; Sedaris discovers that his great-grand-aunt was taken captive by the Ottoman military; and Stephanopoulos discovers that his ancestors risked their lives to oppose the Nazi occupation of Greece during World War II.


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