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FINDING YOUR ROOTS

S2 Ep3: Our American Storytellers

  • Aired: 10/07/2014
  • 53:01
  • Rating: TV-PG
Three iconic American storytellers have spent their lives chronicling the lives of others, while knowing almost nothing about their own family history. Ken Burns confronts the reality of his southern ancestors’ role in the Civil War, including Confederate soldiers held captive and a slave-owning Virginian. Anderson Cooper, scion of one of America’s most storied families.
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S2 Ep3: Our American Storytellers
Learn about the lives of the forebears of Ken Burns, Anderson Cooper & Anna Deavere Smith.
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Major corporate support for Finding Your Roots: Season Four is provided by Ancestry, Johnson & Johnson and AT&T. Major support is also provided by the Ford Foundation, Candace King Weir, Dr. Georgette Bennett and Dr. Leonard Polonsky CBE, Hutchins Family Foundation, Rattner Family Foundation, Daryl and Steven Roth, Anne Peretz, and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.
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