Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots: The Irish Factor

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 8:00pm

Explore the shared Irish ancestry of three powerful social commentators of our times.

Finding Your Roots: The Stories We Tell

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 8:00pm

Discover the mysteries behind the family stories of Donna Brazile, Ty Burrell and Kara Walker.

Educator Webinars for Finding Your Roots

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 4:00pm

WNET will host another in the series of webinars for educators focusing on the new PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/23, 5/30). In this 10-part series, Professor Gates delves into the family histories and genealogy of 25 famous Americans.

Educator Webinars for Finding Your Roots

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 4:00pm

Beginning April 11th, (and April 25th) WNET will be hosting webinars for educators focusing on the new PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. In this 10-part series, Professor Gates delves into the family histories and genealogy of 25 famous Americans.

Resources for Finding Your Roots in Rochester

Sun, 03/25/2012 (All day)

In collaboration with the PBS 10-part series, Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gate Jr., WXXI has partnered with The Monroe County Library System (MCLS) and the Rochester Genealogical Society (RGS) to create a short video piece that spotlights the genealogical resources available, while sharing Rochester native Marlene Capes-Bettin's journey to find her husband's family roots.

Finding Your Roots Videos

 

Full Episodes, Previews & Local Interview

Watch New Finding Your Roots Episodes and Clips on the WXXI Video Player

(Access to past seasons are available through WXXI Passport Member Benefit)

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Sun, 04/01/2012 - 8:00pm

Harry Connick, Jr., Robert Downey, Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, John Legend, Branford Marsalis, Condoleezza Rice, Barbara Walters, and many other well-known names learn long-lost secrets of the family histories. 

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