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The Shirts on Their Backs | Finding Your Roots

Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Tony Shalhoub
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Actor Tony Shalhoub and host Henry Louis Gates Jr. while taping Finding Your Roots.

Tue. Feb. 9 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the immigrant roots of actors Tony Shalhoub and Christopher Meloni.Gates introduces ancestors who came to America to build a better life.

This episode features courage, survival, ancestors who faced enormous odds and a DNA match.

Watch each episode at video.wkar.org during or after the premiere date.

MORE ABOUT FINDING YOUR ROOTS
Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr. Season Seven is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Media, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C. Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the writer, host and executive producer. Dyllan McGee and Peter Kunhardt are executive producers. John F. Wilson is the executive producer in charge for WETA. Bill Gardner is the executive in charge for PBS. Sabin Streeter is the senior producer. Natalia Warchol is the series producer. Hannah Olson is the consulting producer. Sabin Streeter and Krista Whetstone are directors.

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