African American Lives Episodes

2006, TV Show

Episode Detail: The Past is Another Country - African American Lives

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 01, 2006, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Using genealogy and DNA science, the ancestral stories of prominent African-Americans are traced to their roots in Africa.

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