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Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017



Credit: Courtesy of Stephanie Berger

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the latest series from the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar. Professor Gates continues delving into the genealogy and genetics of an all-new group of famous Americans. Each hour features a different pair of celebrity guests, who are bound together by an intimate, sometimes hidden link, whether it be as old friends, through long-lost relatives, or even through a common ancestral past. Tonight, comedian Larry David and politician Bernie Sanders discover they have more in common than they thought as they trace their roots from 1940s Brooklyn back to Jewish communities in Eastern Europe.

Watch it tonight at 8pm on WGBH 2.

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