Season 2, Episode 4 The Past is Another Country

First Aired: February 13, 2008

Henry Louis Gates Jr. discovers that he's related to a medieval Irish warlord; Peter Gomes learns that his paternal ancestry descends from a Portuguese Jew, who fled his homeland to escape the Inquisition in the early 1500s.

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  • Premiered: February 1, 2006
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Using genealogy and DNA science, the ancestral stories of prominent African-Americans are traced to their roots in Africa. (more)

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